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school gardenFeatured Article from Community Works Journal
Imagining the Possible, Then Making it Happen
Most of my teaching career, I have defied the book. I’ve strived to put learning in context, connect students to issues in the community and make learning as relevant a process as I can. Meanwhile I work hard at helping students reach mastery and upholding the great standards. I signed a contract after all. It is always a great juggling act. The accomplishments do feel great, but there is always this sense that there wasn’t enough time or fluidity in the project. It could have been so much more if it didn’t have to have such a premature ending. read more

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CWI celebrates our 21st
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service learningFEATURED ARTICLE from Community Works Journal
Intergenerational Learning: The Great Migration
Our students’ exposure to the black community in Brockton was predominantly shaped through service projects. They learned in the classroom about poverty and went to the city next door to help. Most of the people they were helping or studying were individuals of color—and poor. What the students were missing were the stories of the American blacks in the community who struggled and prospered, who valued education, whose children graduated college and rose through the ranks of government and businesses. Students needed to hear how hard it was succeed, how easy it would have been to give up and how failure wasn’t an option. read more

The Complete Resource for Service-Learning
Connecting Service-Learning to the Curriculum
Our revised and expanded third edition, is now in use by thousands of educators across the U.S., and internationally. This publication
was created by teachers for teacher and includes an all new section on Education for Sustainability, along with an expanded series of exemplars and planning guides. This will be your go to guide for planning, implementing, and evaluating compelling service projects with your students.
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