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A Unique Opportunity for Los Angeles Area Educators

LA RiverLore is a highly innovative service-learning focused project for K-16 and community based educators. We’re connecting communities, students, and educators along the Los Angeles River. LA RiverLore is providing teachers in local schools the training, inspiration, collaboration, and connections … 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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Why This Work Really Matters

By SARAH HAINES During my childhood, my family lived a short bike ride away from a small creek that was a tributary to a large river that eventually fed into the Chesapeake Bay. My brothers and I would join the … Continue reading

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A School District Commits to Civic Engagement

By STEVE ZEMELMAN In Oak Park, California, the entire school district has embraced civic and social action. Both educators and students are involved in a wide set of projects, most addressing environmental issues. Some of the efforts are service-oriented, while … Continue reading

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Beginnings: Accountability and the Life of a Educator

By KARY SCHUMPERT I guess that I am smack dab in the middle of my career. It is also smack dab in the middle of the school year, and yet I ponder beginnings. Sometimes we think of beginnings as the … Continue reading

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My Journey with Food Justice in School and Communities

By STEPHANIE SAINTILIEN Hello! My name is Stephanie Saintilien, I am a recent alum of The City College of New York and currently a Strategy & Partnerships Program Associate with AmeriCorps VISTA, in New York City’s Community Schools. Last Spring … 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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Don’t Miss It This Year! Your colleagues are waiting to inspire. more at http://cwinstitute.net #servicelearning #socialaction #teaching

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