Tag Archives: community engagement

Teaching Students to Leave a Legacy

By STEVE BUZZELL Steve Buzzell and his teaching partner Jeff Grogan are 7th grade teachers at Stowe Middle School in Vermont. They spent a week together at CWI’s Summer Institute on Service-Learning. In looking back over my notes, and reflecting … Continue reading

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Digging Deeper: Charting a Path to Change Through Service-Learning and Sustainability

By RICK COTA Director of Sustainability and Nutrition Services Claremont Unified School District, California Looking back now, I find myself lucky to have had the opportunity to learn from so many caring people during my experience at Community Works Institute … Continue reading

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Service-Learning as a Valuable and Viable Instructional Model

BY EMILY WRIGLEY Emily is Kindergarten/Grade 1 Looping Classroom Teacher at Union Elementary School in Montpelier Vermont. She attended CWI’s Summer EAST Institute on Service-Learning with a team of colleagues from her district. Emily’s school district has been working hard … Continue reading

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Smart Change and Possibility: Educating for the Teachable Moments

By DON TAYLOR Don Taylor is a Language Arts and Social Studies teacher at Main Street Middle School (MSMS)in Montpelier, Vermont. Don is an alumnus of CWI’s Summer EAST Institute on Service-Learning, which he attended with a team member from … Continue reading

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Education through Restoration: Creating Meaningful Service-Learning Projects in the Parks

By MARIJKE HECHT Marijke Hecht is the Director of Education at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and alumnus of CWI’s Summer Institute on Service-Learning. She and her team of educators spent a week with CWI working on development of the new … Continue reading

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Just Say Do It

REGISTER SOON, SPACE IS LIMITED Join us at CWI’s 2018 Summer WEST Institute, at Otis College of Art and Design. We have partial SCHOLARSHIPS Available, via a generous private funder! SPACE IS LIMITED. learn more: https://bit.ly/1PCRv6u

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Register w/ a Scholarship for CWI’s 2018 WEST Institute

CWI’s  2018 Summer WEST Institute Register this week with a $400 partial SCHOLARSHIP, via a generous private funder for CWI’s 2018 Summer WEST Institute, at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. No application needed, just register online. … Continue reading

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Register Now w/ a Scholarship for CWI’s Summer EAST 2019

PLAN AHEAD for 2019 CWI’s  Summer EAST Institute Register this week with a $400 partial SCHOLARSHIP, via a generous private funder for CWI’s 2019 Summer EAST Institute, in Burlington, Vermont. No application, just register online. Limited to 6 per school. … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss This Opportunity for Impact

Join Us at Otis College of Art and Design and in the Streets of Los Angeles this Summer Summer WEST Institute SCHOLARSHIP Support EXTENDED. Join inspired K-16 educators, working to build community with their students, from the classroom outward. more: … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Story of Student Advocacy Writing Through a Summer Camp Program

By STEVE ZEMELMAN Introduction Mark Dziedzic, Director of the Greater Madison Writing Project (based at the University of Wisconsin — Madison) has been telling me about a summer camp on advocacy writing that teachers with the Project organized last summer. Not only … Continue reading

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