Service-Learning

Gooooooood morning, inspiring educators! Hey, this is not a test! This is the Fabulous Friday Find!

Do you ever need a little extra pop of motivation for your students this time of the year? Service-Learning may be the answer! Never heard of it, you say….Service-Learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. Watch this video about Service-Learning for more information!

Service Learning

Remember this: You and your students can make a difference outside your classroom; outside your four walls. You can actually change someone’s life and experience meaningful classroom instruction at the same time.

Like the idea? Want to know where you can begin? We’ve found it for you at a global non-profit organization called Heifer International.

Their mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and care for the Earth. Not only do they have a powerful mission, but they have an organized structure for teachers and students to be a part of this program! Students can read books to raise money for animals that will sustain families for years through the Read to Feed program. Looking for something a little more hands-on for those energetic middle school and high school kids? They also have Chores for Change and the ultimate Heifer Challenge. Do your kids like expressing themselves through art? Try their Art for a Cause ideas.

There are a wealth of options to begin Service-Learning in your classroom and you can change the lives of those around you today!

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