Service Learning: A Guide to Planning, Implementing, and Assessing Student Projects / Edition 2

Service Learning: A Guide to Planning, Implementing, and Assessing Student Projects / Edition 2

by Sally Berman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 141293673X

ISBN-13: 9781412936736

Pub. Date: 04/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Service learning offers students the unique opportunity to learn both in the classroom and in the real world. This exciting teaching strategy, detailed in Berman’s second edition of Service Learning, motivates students to learn content information, processes, and skills while making authentic connections to their surrounding community.

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Overview

Service learning offers students the unique opportunity to learn both in the classroom and in the real world. This exciting teaching strategy, detailed in Berman’s second edition of Service Learning, motivates students to learn content information, processes, and skills while making authentic connections to their surrounding community.

This valuable resource explains the benefits of service learning and provides a step-by-step guide for using the instructional model. It features nine service-learning projects that are broken down into basic, intermediate, and advanced levels.

Each project features:

    Strategies for aligning service and curricular goals
    Tips for involving students in decision-making
    Guidelines for managing different phases of the project
    Activities that foster reflection and self-evaluation
    Tips for differentiating by tapping into multiple intelligences

    In this single resource, teachers will find everything they need to successfully implement service learning projects, helping students gain deeper understandings of content while positively impacting their communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412936736
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Sidebar Directory
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1. The Fundamentals of Service Learning as a Curriculum Model
Part I. Basic Service Learning Projects
2. Clean Streets, Green Streets: A Social Studies and Science Service Learning Project
3. The Lending Locker: A Health and Physical Education Service Learning Project
4. The Hygiene Tree: A Consumer Education and Health Service Learning Project
Part II. Intermediate Service Learning Projects
5. Reading Pals: A Language Arts and Life Skills Service Learning Project
6. The Soup Troop: A Health and Family Education Service Learning Project
7. Computer Tutors: An Instructional Technology and Language Arts Service Learning Project
Part III. Advanced Service Learning Projects
8. Voice of the People: A Social Studies and Library Technology Service Learning Project
9. Community Vision: A Visual Arts and Library Technology Service Learning Project
10. Main Street Gardens: A Science and Visual Arts Service Learning Project
Reproducible Masters
Bibliography
Index

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