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Summer’s Good Surprises: Let’s Talk Teaching Empathy

Summer is full of Good surprises. Here’s one for the tuned-in educator. A fabulous opportunity to bring a team from your school to CWI’s 2019 Summer EAST or WEST Institutes. Register now and we’ll even help you recruit your complete … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead for 2019, with a PREMIUM Institute Registration

Teaching Empathy through specifically focused Community based learning experiences is what our teachers craft and design at CWI Institutes. Expert training, guided planning, and inspired collaboration with K-16 educators from across the U.S. Bring a SCHOOL TEAM with a 2019 … Continue reading

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Join Us at the Institute

We Have a SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORTED Opportunity to Join Us at CWI’s 2018 Summer WEST Institute July 23-27, 2018, Los Angeles, CA Connect Your Classroom to Your Community this year. Engage your students with their Place through Service-Learning and Sustainability. Build … Continue reading

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Blogging Our Way to Cultural Understanding

By SYLVIE DEBEVEC HENNING and LUCI FERNANDES The following article explores the experience of two educators who are using classroom based blogging to deepen understanding, raise important questions, and ultimately as a tool to build classroom community, Sylvie Debevec Henning … Continue reading

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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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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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The School of Nature: Greening Our Schools May Be The Real Cutting Edge of Education

By Richard Louv Outside Atlanta, after returning from a class hike through the woods, an excited six-year-old grabbed his head and said, “There’s so much nature and I only have two eyes and one brain and I think it’s going … Continue reading

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