Service Learning Day tomorrow Tues 8/13/13 Building Our Future: 2013 Professional Development Conference – register now!

Everyone Benefits from Service-Learning

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SERVICE-LEARNING NJ: BUILDING OUR FUTURE 2013 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

MEANINGFUL INSTRUCTION FOR THE COMMON CORE

ALL TRAINING PROVIDED BY CURRENT OR FORMER EDUCATORS

 

STUDENTS gain: 

  • Deeper understanding of themselves and empathy and respect for others
  • Opportunities to explore skills and interested and to network for career readiness
  • 21st century skills:  critical thinking, problem-solving, leadership, decision-making, collaboration and communication

SCHOOLS gain: 

  • An effective drop-out strategy
  • A focus for school improvement
  • Positive school-community relationships

COMMUNITIES gain: 

  • Energy and creativity of youth in addressing community needs
  • Opportunities to build positive relationships between community members and schools
  • New generation of caring and experienced citizens, activists, and volunteers
 
Keynote Speaker: Joan Liptrot, Author and Director of Global Service-Learning 

Workshops include:

  • Introduction to Service-Learning
  • Developmentally appropriate Service-Learning
  • Making Afterschool Count using Service-Learning
  • Stories from the Field:  Creative Implementation of Service-Learning
  • Service-Learning and Global Competency
  • Students as Volunteers: Effective Partnerships between Schools and Nonprofits
  • Coaching your School to Service-Learning Success
  • One School’s Experience with Growing a Service-Learning Culture

Classroom Teachers!

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“Do Your Own Thing Guide” for kids and teens

 

When: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 

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