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Community Outreach in Texas: Students Apply Their Skills in the Real World

By KELLI NEUMAN and AUSTIN LARGE Picture a group of students storming a council meeting, except they aren’t there to protest — they’re there to run the meeting. One student, witnessing the needs of the elderly and handicapped in her community, creates … Continue reading

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We’re Changing the Educational Paradigm

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The Concept is Love

We interviewed CWI Institute alum Sean Lloyd, Chief Engagement Officer at Paolo Freire Charter School in Newark, New Jersey. Sean speaks with great eloquence on our need for fidelity to what we really believe as educators.. learn more: https://bit.ly/1PCRv6u  

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The Blame Game and Lousy Learning Outcomes for Our Students

By BOB SORNSON Can we find someone to blame for the sorry state of public education in America? For years we have played the Blame Game, looking for someone to blame for our lousy state and national educational performance. During … Continue reading

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Reducing Dementia Through Creative Community Building in Nigeria

By AJAO ADEWALE and AJAO ABOYEWA ABIOLA Dementia is group of related symptoms associated with ongoing decline of brain functioning resulting in memory loss, problems with thinking speed, mental sharpness, language and understanding. Dementia currently represent an urgent health problem … Continue reading

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A Beacon Aglow: An Institute of Community in The Mountains of Vermont

By SHEILA BAILEY I’d like to share an experience that gave me greater confidence in how much of an impact Place Based Service-Learning can have on improving education and the quality of life, in this case in a small, rural … Continue reading

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Join Us This Year w/ a Special Early Bird Institute Registration

Special Early Bird Registration Rates CWI’s 2019 Summer Institutes CWI Summer Institutes are about connecting core academic and social emotional goals with compelling student-centered learning projects, teaching for empathy through powerful community focused experiences. The Institute provides expert training, experienced … Continue reading

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Applying Public Health Strategy to Support Youth in Poverty

By DANIEL BASSILL The Democracy Collaborative is hosting a Hospital Anchor Network Convening in Chicago this week. I’ve been interested in hospitals as leaders in building and sustaining networks of mentor-rich non-school programs in their trade areas since learning about … Continue reading

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Bringing Together the Resources Students At Risk Need to Succeed

By JOHN D. TERRY and MARK D. WEIST Educators labor for students to succeed in a context of significant pressure to achieve academic outcomes (Daly et al., 2006). Our work is often times made more difficult by personal and environmental … Continue reading

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