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There are 63,000 homeless youths in L.A. County. These are the children of skid row

(Click on the image above to view the video from LA Times) “These are the children of skid row — black, white, Latino. They have pink and red Adidas sneakers or thumbs in their mouths or studs that glint like diamonds in their ears or the first hint of hair above their lips. They’re sisters… […]

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Giving Tuesday 2016 at the Peer Tutoring Resource Center

November 29th 2016 is Giving Tuesday. If you’re wondering what Giving Tuesday is, here is a brief description quoted from the official Giving Tuesday website: “#GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.” One way to participate in the Giving Tuesday movement is by supporting organizations and causes that […]

Tutoring Solutions: Advice and Tips to Suit your Student’s Needs #5

This workshop serves as a question and answer session for tutors seeking assistance in helping their student. Allison covers some highly requested topics including solutions to common behavior issues, resources for creative curriculum, tips to deal with the pressure of achieving goals within the grading periods, and strategies in special education. View/Download Slideshow of the… […]

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Resources to Support Our Students

In this post-election time, many of you are asking for resources to support your students. In a recent blog post, our colleagues at Michigan’s Center for Research on Teaching and Learning remind us that there are many factors that will influence whether or not you choose to engage your students in conversations about current events. […]

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Actor Kevin Bacon Pays Surprise Visit To Kids At Skid Row Tutoring Center

(Click on the image above to view the video from CBS Los Angeles) LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Dozens of children and volunteers received quite the surprise Saturday while attending a student appreciation party at the School on Wheels’ Skid Row Learning Center in downtown Los Angeles. Bacon — who launched the non-profit Six Degrees to… […]

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Students of the Month – November 2016

Skid Row Learning Center: Andrea (5th Grade) is an avid reader, choir member, exemplary student, and appointed “Digital Learning Center Captain”. Leading by example, Andrea always completes her work before helping other students. She is a joy to work with and we appreciate her hard work and dedication.   Region 6 – Inland Empire: Jenna… […]