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What to Do About Flint

By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., author of Make a Splash! and Going Blue I have received several inquiries: How can we engage students—elementary through university—in meaningful service learning related to the lead poisoning of water in Flint, Michigan? Let’s do this! … Continue reading

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Service Learning Resources for Measuring Your School’s Environmental Footprint

By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning We often tell students, “You can make a difference.” But really, it’s not that they can. They already make a difference—every single day—with the choices they make … 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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