Click on the publications listed below to read more from this curation touting the benefits and best practices for inspiring students through service learning.
VANDERBILT: What is Service Learning or Community Engagement? — Let’s start from the very beginning … Dive a bit deeper into community engagement pedagogies: the benefits, some models, and ways to implement.
EDUTOPIA: What the Heck Is Service Learning? — Here is a clear definition to share with other stakeholders in your school and greater community.
PRODIGY: The Teacher’s Guide to Service Learning [+ 5 Examples] — A great toolkit to dive right into if you’re curious about how to inspire service learning in your classroom.
SMARTBRIEF: 4 Ways to Boost Service Learning in Schools — Follow these four rules to increase participation in service learning at your school …
ASCD: The Purpose and Goals of Service Learning — Read a short excerpt from Chapter 2 of Judith T. Witmer and Carolyn S. Anderson book’s, How to Establish a High School Service Learning Program, which underscores doing AND reflecting.
EDSURGE: What Service-Learning and Global Goals Taught Us About Promoting the Greater Good — Read about how one school, Weaver Elementary in Richmond, VA, shifted it’s focus to reimagine their school as one that prioritizes service learning.
EDWEEK: How Can We Make Service Learning Less Self-Serving? — Some advice on how to make student’s experiences even more meaningful in achieving the true goal of service.
CASEL: Service Learning SEL Resources — Still hungry for more? Check out these books and reports recommended by our friends at the nonprofit CASEL.org.