Service Learning in Grades K-8: Experiential Learning That Builds Character and Motivation

Service Learning in Grades K-8: Experiential Learning That Builds Character and Motivation

by Katherine Thomsen, Shelley Billig
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412913438

ISBN-13: 9781412913430

Pub. Date: 09/28/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The author examines the beneficial effects of service learning, offers examples of curriculum-based and community-based projects, and explains how to start a successful program.

Overview

The author examines the beneficial effects of service learning, offers examples of curriculum-based and community-based projects, and explains how to start a successful program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412913430
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. The Power of Service Learning
2. Research Into Practice
3. Turning Service Into Service Learning
4. Laying the Groundwork for Service Learning
5. Teambuilding and Reflection
6. Service-Learning Projects That Put Learning First
7. Service-Learning Projects That Put Service First
8. Sustaining Service Learning Efforts
9. Service Learning: What, So What, and Now What?
Appendix: Online Resources
References
Index

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