Category Archives: Service Learning & Volunteerism

7 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Education Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Questions and concerns surround the future of the public education system, and now more than ever … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Environmental Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Small actions can have a big impact. While tackling large environmental issues such as climate change … Continue reading

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Gratitude Is Good for the Heart: Teaching Kids the Value of Giving Thanks

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects “Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” (A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh) Today I read a letter … Continue reading

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Enter to win character education books for kids!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Sunshine Klus! This month we’re giving away two books full of true stories that will inspire kids and teens to do and be their best. Our lucky winner will receive Real … Continue reading

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5 Ideas for Summer Service Projects

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects Have you ever watched TV or spent a few moments on social media, noticed a problem that a student or someone else in your neighborhood had, and gotten … Continue reading

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