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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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Bringing Service-Learning to the Core of Your Curriculum

K-16 EDUCATORS and COMMUNITY BUILDERS Scholarship Support Extended for CWI’s 2018 Summer WEST Institute. learn more: https://bit.ly/2plXzvY —w/ generous private funder support we’ve extended special scholarship supported registrations.  This is a unique opportunity to join an inspired group of educators … Continue reading

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Why We Are in Trouble If We Don’t Change Education

By ERIK P.M. VERMEULIN How to Prepare for the Future of Work Source “Developers will be at the center of solving the world’s most pressing challenges.” I used this quote from Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, in my presentation at the … Continue reading

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Join Us at The Institute with Special Scholarship Support

Very Special Scholarship Support Available! Join us this month at CWI’s 2018 Summer WEST Institute on Place Based Service-Learning. learn more: https://bit.ly/2plXzvY    

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Global Citizenship: An Instructor’s Experience and Student Response

By ERIC LASSAHN Eric Lassahn serves as the Director of Residence Life & the Center for Civic Engagement at Susquehanna University. In addition he is an adjunct faculty member and program director for Global Opportunities programs. Introduction As a Ph.D. … Continue reading

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“If It’s In Your Mission…”

Tonya Williams, principal of urban Githens Middle School in Durham, North Carolina shares her experience collaborating with the incredibly diverse group of K-16 educators at CWI’s Summer Institute. She discusses her personal journey at the Institute, from self described “neophyte” … Continue reading

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A Powerful Student Led English Language Learner Project

By JOE BROOKS I recently came across an astoundingly powerful student led project, the ELL Give Back Project just outside Boston in Massachusetts. The power of this project is three fold: it is student conceived and led; it has huge … Continue reading

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Register for CWI’s Summer EAST Institute Soon

You still have to time to register… for CWI’s Summer EAST Institute on Place Based Service-Learning and Sustainability. June 25-29, Burlington, Vermont. Join a very special group of like minded educators from across the U.S. for an inspired week of … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect: Student Experience Matters Most

By ERIN LYNN RAAB, Ph.D. Student experience, not outcomes, matter most for school design There is a huge push around the country to define the student outcomes we want schools to achieve. Pretty consistently, these have become an array of “graduate … Continue reading

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“It’s Important as a Faculty That We Really Believe In This”

Scott Fischer, Service-Learning Director at Park Tudor School in Indiana thinks that Service-Learning is crucial to bringing education to life. He also thinks its hugely important to show our students that as a faculty we really believe in this through … Continue reading

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