What does it mean to Tutor for School on Wheels? 

The tutor session is an important time for a child. Our students face circumstances laden with uncertainty and unpredictability. As a tutor, you are an essential influence in creating a safe and predictable space for a child to learn and grow. Family shelters see much turnover, and consistency on your part helps to build trust and confidence. 

As a tutor, you are also a mentor. Despite what may be a difficult period in the child's life, every week that you show up is a week that child receives a message that someone is engaged in their school work. Tutoring often takes place within the child's temporary home, at a family shelter.  It's possible that at times it will be noisy, or there may be a lot of foot traffic through your learning space.  Your student may be tired, distracted, or apprehensive. The best you can offer this child is a constant, positive presence that assures him or her that you are there to support, educate, and promote his or her needs. Remember, you are making a difference in this child's life.

To learn more about how a School on Wheels tutor influences a child's life, listen to a few students - click here.  

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School on Wheels - MA
100 Laurel Street
Suite 121
East Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02333

508.587.9091

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