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Teaching Children to Be Empathetic Givers: 5 Tips to Avoid the “Othering” of Need

By Jenny Friedman, Ph.D., author of Doing Good Together To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, public television stations held sweater drives. The idea came from Fred Rogers himself, as a way to encourage giving without promoting an … Continue reading

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Simple Ways to Challenge Entitlement in Kids

By Jenny Friedman, Ph.D., author of Doing Good Together It’s easy to see how a child could act spoiled or entitled in today’s culture. Advertisers spend $17 billion annually targeting children, exposing each child to more than 40,000 advertisements a … Continue reading

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What’s News? Finding Service Learning Ideas in the Newspaper

By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning Every time I pick up a newspaper, I see a story that makes me think, Wow, if students knew about that! Yes, summer is time off from … 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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