Service learning connects course content to create real solutions in students’ lives and community outside of school.
“Service-learning refers to learning that actively involves students in a wide range of experiences, which often benefit others and the community, while also advancing the goals of a given curriculum.” – CTL, Univ of Washington
- Office of Service Learning – Mizzou
- Resources for Building Community Partnerships – Edutopia
- “Real-World Problem Solving: Project-Based Solutions” – Schools That Work, Edutopia
- “Empathy in Action: How Teachers Prepare Future Citizens” – Dr. Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Edutopia
- “10 Read-to-Borrow Project Ideas” – Suzie Boss, Edutopia
- “PBL: What Does It Take for a Project to Be ‘Authentic’?” – John Larmer, Buck Institute/Edutopia
- “Social Entrepreneurship: 7 Ways to Empower Student Changemakers” – Vicki Davis, CoolCatTeacher via Edutopia
Earn Your Stripe!
- Upload a picture of students completing content connected service learning projects as well as two quotes from students about what they thought.