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The Essence of Social Learning: From Classroom to Community

BY SARAH ANDERSON I began my teaching career as an outdoor educator, leading and engaging small groups in hands-on, community-building activities. After working with a group of kids for just one week at a time, some of them gave me … Continue reading

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Support Your School Service Program with On-Site Professional Development

We Support Local Schools and Community Organizations Since 1995, Community Works Institute (CWI) has worked with school and community educators — across the U.S. and internationally — in support of building teaching practices that connect K-16 students and curriculum to … Continue reading

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Teaching to the Personal through Community Focused Learning

BY JOE BROOKS Sifting through themes that revolve around creating and supporting educational experiences that build community and foster meaningful learning, it’s connecting school work to a larger purpose, to the self, to experience that resonates. As it was “then” … Continue reading

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Mindfulness, Empathy, and Insight

Intentional service-learning cultivates mindfulness, empathy, and social action. Join us for CWI’s K-16 Summer Institute on Service-Learning and Sustainability. —Los Angeles and Burlington, Vermont. learn more: http://bit.ly/1PCRv6u

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Teaching for Mindfulness, is Intentional

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JUST ANNOUNCED! Summer WEST Institute Affordable Accommodations

We have great news, thanks to our partners at Otis College of Art and Design. CWI Summer WEST participants will have access to extremely affordable room rates. Low cost room rates are as low as $45/night per person. This is … Continue reading

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K-16 School Service Programs: Here It Is!

Join us for a transformative design and planning experience. Exceptional School Team Institute Packages. learn more

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My Desire to Learn

By KATHLEEN SHEFFIELD What kind of an environment does it take to promote learning? As educators and leaders, are we able to control and create the elements that support an optimal learning environment? So much has been written about school … Continue reading

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