Tips & Resources

March 23, 2017

5 Ways to Engage Students

Learn how to foster positive relationships with students and spark their interest in learning.

January 4, 2017

4 Compassionate SF New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

Some of the most fulfilling New Year’s resolutions are ones that help others right here at home.

November 17, 2016

4 Things You Need to Know About Creating a ‘Growth Mindset’

Find out tips for how to help students – and yourself – grow and persevere through challenges.

May 5, 2016

6 Ways to Thank a Teacher During Teacher Appreciation Week (and Year-Round)

Looking for creative ways to say thank you to teachers this Teacher Appreciation Week or all year-round? We’ve got you covered.

March 9, 2016

Gearing up for our Poker Tournament & Casino Night benefit? 6 Beginner Poker Tips to Help You Up Your Game

  So you’ve played a few games of Texas Hold ‘Em, and while you might know the basics, you’d like to take your game to the next level ahead of this month’s Poker Tournament & Casino Party Benefit. While this is an amateur tournament where all skill levels are welcome, it’s always fun to have […]

February 9, 2016

Attend our workshop: ‘Transcending Differences: Working with Students from Diverse Backgrounds’

Our volunteers and students come from a variety of circumstances. A twenty-something tech professional from Pacific Heights might be working with a 3rd-grade, would-be-first-generation-college-graduate from Bayview, or a retiree from the North Beach might be tutoring a 6th-grade English Language Learner in the Mission. While part of the beauty of San Francisco is that it’s a place […]