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Earth Day Activities for Elementary School Students

By Andrew Hawk It seems that with each passing year, people everywhere are getting a little greener. This trend needs to continue in order to ensure a clean and vibrant planet for the generations to come. With Earth Day almost … 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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Earth Day! An International Snapshot

By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning Does Earth Day extend beyond our own backyards? Absolutely! In my travels around the world to promote best teaching practices and service learning, I meet educators who … Continue reading

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Peace Corps and Service

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Teen Guide to Global Action Students at the University of Michigan in 1960 must have caught their breath when John F. Kennedy challenged them to contribute two years of their lives in volunteer … Continue reading

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Kids Being Kids (i.e., Awesome)

By Eric Braun Kids today, right? With their Minecraft and their constant singing of the Frozen soundtrack. Actually, if you’re reading this blog, you know kids are awesome. Here are a few examples to brighten your week. That’s Some Cabbage … Continue reading

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