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Swimming Upstream Against the Current: Changing the School Improvement Paradigm

By DAVID SOBEL David Sobel is a regular essayist and contributing editor of Community Works Journal and is a Senior Faculty  in the Education Department at Antioch University New England. A Different Approach to School Improvement Crellin Elementary School in … Continue reading

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Getting Your Faculty On Board

Tonya Williams, principal of an urban middle school discusses her experience with an Institute study group. Her goal was to get her faculty fully engaged with Place Based Service-Learning. She talks about how she sees that process playing out successfully. … Continue reading

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Service-Learning Expands Across a High School’s Curriculum

Ray Dumais of Goffstown High School, is an alumni of Community Works Institute’s Summer EAST Institute on Service-Learning. After he attended the Institute, Ray reported significant progress in developing service-learning opportunities at his school. He added, “ The Institute gave … Continue reading

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Mapping McCabe: Connecting Curriculum and Community Through Environmental Education

by Susie Denehy and David Sobel The Reintroduction of Students into the Landscape Dorothy McCabe, thin, strong and well-preserved as a cedar post, had us captivated with her stories. We sat in the parlor of her old home twelve years … Continue reading

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For Your Faculty, Place Based Service-Learning Training On Site at Your School

K-16 educators, We’re gearing up for Spring, Summer and Fall workshops. Bring a Faculty Training and Planning event to your school. learn more: http://bit.ly/2qFXfHe

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Supporting Smaller Schools and Their Communities

By JOE BROOKS, Community Works Institute (CWI) Over the past several decades small school consolidation and regionalization of schools has rolled on and rolled out in so many communities. Our colleague and contributing editor Stuart Grauer, a teacher, head of … Continue reading

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Call for Educator Written Articles and Reflections!

Share your experiences as an educator with our readers. We welcome unsolicited submissions. We are especially interested in articles, essays, and reflections on the following topics: Student Voice • Empathy • Creative Approaches to Bullying Community Works Journal has been published … Continue reading

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#StudentVoice

#StudentVoice is not about students “being heard.” #StudentVoice IS about cultivating student opportunities to think, design, and lead. more: http://bit.ly/1PCRv6u

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K-16 Educators, There is but one place to be this Summer

    K-16 Educators, There is but one place to be this Summer learn more: http://bit.ly/1PCRv6u 

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Where We Are At….

Scholarship Supported Registrations Are Available learn more: communityworksinstitute.org

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