This project-based guide is a blueprint for service learning--from getting started to assessing the experience--and integrates the K-12 Service-Learning Standards for Quality Practice. It provides ideas for incorporating literacy into service learning and suggestions for creating a culture of service. An award-winning treasury of activities, ideas, annotated book recommendations, author interviews, and expert essays--all presented within a curricular context and organized by theme. Digital Content contains all of the planning and tracking forms from the book plus bonus service learning plans, and more.
Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., is a former classroom teacher and is now a National and International Service Learning Consultant. She works with state departments of education, university faculty and students, school districts, and classroom teachers on a variety of education issues such as service learning, student leadership, and respectful school communities. A sought-after speaker, she lives in Los Angeles, California.