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Keep It Local: How to Find Support for Teaching and Learning in Your Community

By Molly Breen I like to fly fish. I love standing in a stream or river, casting and mending my line over and over in a dance with the drift and my fly . . . and hopefully a trout! … Continue reading

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10 Tips for a Successful School Garden

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects: Over 500 Service Ideas for Young People Who Want to Make a Difference If you offer brussels sprouts or a forkful of kale to a child, he will … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Human Rights Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. According to a recent study, teens are more civically engaged than ever before. Share this list … Continue reading

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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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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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