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Teaching for Social Justice through Collaborative Ethnography

By JOE BROOKS Using Collaborative Ethnography as a tool and strategy, we’re helping K-16 and community educators learn to design compelling curriculum experiences that are centered on the people, issues, and culture of their own local community. Collaborative Ethnography provides … Continue reading

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Subscribe to Community Works Journal digital magazine

at no cost. The Journal is a  unique resource for K-16 and community based educators. The Journal has been published by Community Works Institute (CWI) since 1995, in support of teaching practices that build community. The Journal features essays and … Continue reading

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Sustaining Service-Learning: Lessons From Two Decades of Change

By MARTHA RICH Martha Rich recently retired after twenty years as Head of School at Thetford Academy in Vermont. Thetford Academy is public-private school and has been designated a National Service-Learning Leader School. Martha has served as a faculty member … Continue reading

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CWI’s Voices of Educators: Michael Barbero, Trinity School, NYC

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CWI’s Voices of Educators: Rhonda Mitchell, Trinity School, Atlanta

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CWI’s Voice of Educators: Vernita Vallez, Inter-American School, Chicago

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“If These Walls Could Talk…” An Inside Look at Children’s Learning

By CAROL BERNER “If these walls could talk they would say, ‘where have all the little children gone’?” Fifth grader Brian proudly showed his model of a one-room schoolhouse—the former Conway Grammar School—to an audience packed with elementary school children. … Continue reading

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2018 Early Bird Summer Institute Registration is Now

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The Complete Resource for Service-Learning and Sustainability

The Complete Resource for Service-Learning and Sustainability. Created by Teachers, For Teachers. learn more • purchase a copy Comprehensive and effective, this resource guide is a must have for any educator who is serious about using service as a learning … Continue reading

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CWI Partnering with Green Schools National Network

CWI is pleased to be partnering with the Green Schools National Network (GSNN), in support of their member schools. We are now offering GSNN member schools special professional development opportunities around place based service-learning, and sustainability. contact us for more … Continue reading

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