Service Learning

"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."

Project topics and ideas:

  • Public Service Announcements
  • more to come !

Videos and articles about real classrooms:

Wetland Watchers: Kids Care for Their Environment


Service Learning page at 21st Century Schools

We have several thematic curriculum units which lend themselves to service learning projects:

Hurricane Katrina - the unit (please view the PowerPoint presentations to learn about the Big Questions and content standards taught in this unit).

Service Learning Projects for Hurricane Katrina

Candy - this unit also contains a service learning component. Please view the PowerPoint containing Big Questions, content standards, multiple literacies and service learning ideas.

Global Johnny Appleseed Project - view the PowerPoint for excellent ideas on service learning.