Category Archives: International Schools

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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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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The Path to Service is through Your Classroom

“The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.” ― John Dewey learn more l special rates l register online

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Special Registration Rates through March 3rd!

CWI’s 2017 Summer EAST and WEST Institutes on Service-Learning and Sustainability Join dedicated K-16 and community educators, from across the U.S. and beyond, for an intensive week of inspired curriculum and program design work.Service-learning creates academically connected opportunities for students … Continue reading

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Teaching Through a Social Lens

Join us this year for CWI’s acclaimed Summer EAST or WEST Institute. Spend an intensive and deeply rewarding week immersed in service-learning, sustainability, and place-based education, with inspired educators from across the U.S. and around the world. “I had the … Continue reading

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Moving From Bake Sales to a Deeper Approach to Service-Learning in Morocco

By ALEX DAILEY Alex Dailey currently teaches secondary ESOL and coordinates CAS (Creativity, Action and Service) and service learning at the Rabat American School in Morocco. In the past, she’s taught in the Oregon public schools and at the Lincoln … Continue reading

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Discover Project Based Service-Learning

NOW is surely the time to engage our students in their community. Make Project Based Service-Learning a part of your teaching and a part of the culture of your school or community organization. The rewards for your students are powerful … Continue reading

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Join Us This Year! Early Bird Rates are Now

Don’t Miss It This Year • Space is Limited CWI’s Summer Institutes on Service-Learning and Sustainability —Los Angeles, California and Burlington, Vermont Join K-16 and community educators, from across the U.S. and international schools, for a week of expert training, … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker Suite, A Winter Holiday Confession

By STUART GRAUER This is a really crazy story, from a little village in the Swiss Jura, and it happened a long time ago. I never thought I’d tell it. But it’s been a few years now and this feeling … Continue reading

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CWI’s 2017 Institutes on Service-Learning & Sustainability

CWI’s 2017 Institutes on Service-Learning & Sustainability. learn more Join educators from across the U.S. and around the globe for an intensive and inspiring immersion in place based service-learning and sustainability. Make a real difference in your community this year. … Continue reading

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