Monthly Archives: April 2017

Teaching Local Means Smashing the Corporate Textbook Conundrum

By Dr. JAMES CURIEL Dr. James Curiel holds a Masters in Ethnic Studies from San Francisco State University, and a Masters and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California at Davis. He has written and presented internationally on transformative … Continue reading

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Producing with Purpose: Students Using Critical Independent Media as a Tool to Serve the Community

By OSCAR GUERRA NUNEZ What better way to enhance students’ academic learning and acquire career related skills than by fostering opportunities that will help make connections between our universities and the communities in which they thrive?   Through redesigning and … Continue reading

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Affordable School Team Accommodations for CWI’s Summer WEST

JUST ANNOUNCED: Affordable School Team Accommodations for CWI’s Summer WEST Institute on Service-Learning and Sustainability—Los Angeles, CA learn more or call 909.480.3966 (PST)

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Where Have All The Sharks Gone? A Teen Led Ecological Literacy Project

By JOE HARBER Joe Harber is the education programs director at the National Aquarium, Baltimore, MD and oversees programing and staff working with schools, teachers, and kids. Joe has been at the Aquarium for 13 years, and before that was … Continue reading

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Educating for K-16 Place, Service, and Sustainability — 2017

K-16 Professional Development Opportunities from CWI CWI’s 2017 Summer Institute on Service-Learning and Sustainability Don’t miss our annual series of professional development events. Limited space exists for CWI’s Summer EAST and WEST Institutes on Service-Learning, in Vermont and Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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Exceptional Summer Institute Rates for School Teams!

Join us in Los Angeles, or Burlington, Vermont this summer. We have an exceptional opportunity to bring a team from your school or educational organization with our School Team Support Package! learn more

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K-16 School Service Programs: Here It Is!

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Passion for Place in India

By DIANE SHINGLEDECKER From the Inside: Thoughts on Place-Based Education at a Community College This February I took part in a three-week international service trip to southern India. During my time in the Tamil Nadu region of India, I was … Continue reading

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The Time is Now: Transforming Community Through Dialogue

By MARLENE K. REBORI Marlene K. Rebori, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) and the Community Development Specialist with Cooperative Extension. Marlene is the Founding Director of the Office of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement (OSLCE) … Continue reading

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Dismantling Neoliberal Education: A Lesson from the Zapatistas

By LEVI GAHMAN We thank Levi for sharing his work here with us. For those who care deeply about teaching from the context of place, through themes of sustainability and service, this piece contains a powerful narrative of the power … Continue reading

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