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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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Sort No More: Creating Student Learning Experiences for the 21st Century

By BOB SORNSON The learning system we’ve used in our country since the 1840s does exactly what it is designed to do. Brought to us from Prussia in the days when settlers traveled across America in prairie schooners, this system … Continue reading

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Evicted: Teaching Through a Housing Crisis

By DIANE SHINGLEDECKER From the Inside: Thoughts on Place-Based Education and Service-Learning at a Community College Sometimes starting from scratch and going where no one has gone before is exciting; but a lot of times, it is just plain overwhelming! … Continue reading

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Between Two Worlds: A Collaborative Curriculum Addressing Immigration through Folk Art, Media Literacy, and Digital Storytelling

By LAURA MARCUS GREEN with KATY GROSS and TARA TRUDELL Gallery of Conscience, Museum of International Folk Art exhibition Between Two Worlds: Folk Artists Reflect on the Immigrant Experience, 2014. Photo by Blair Clark. Courtesy of the Museum of International … 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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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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Students Overcoming Negative Stereotypes With Jailed Partners

By DONNA DUFNER, Ph.D., JUDITH MONARREZ DIAZ-KELSEY, and PAMEL ASHLEY Donna Dufner, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) in the College of Information Science & Technology. Judith Monarrez Diaz-Kelsey, MS is an Academic Advisor … Continue reading

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