This article looks at service learning and the connection between the school and community organizations that the students might serve.Source:
Kyle Redford, Education Week, February 28, 2017
Categories: Service Learning, Student Voice, Student EngagementDescription:
By definition, service learning is distinguished from community service by its intentional link to academic curricula. The service-learning framework, according to the National Youth Leadership Council, is multilayered, challenging teachers and students to undertake community action in several essential stages: investigation, preparation, action, reflection, and demonstration. Adhering to these components aims to deepen learning, give students a sense of real-world value and purpose, and bring opportunities for project- and problem-based learning, often using an interdisciplinary lens.Read the full article here!