Archive for August, 2012

Check Out These Lesson Plans!

DATE August 27, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

As you start planning for the new school year, an easy place to find some great lesson plans, which you can develop into service learning, is on the Learning To Give website. Quickly and easily access their library of more than 1,600 K-12 lessons that teach about giving time, talent and treasure for the common […]

NYLC Service-Learning Resources Available for Back-To-School

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NYLC has compiled a list of resources to help  teachers, nonprofit staff, youth workers, and educators integrate elements of service-learning into their lessons, including the Service-Learning Starter Kit, Lift: Raising the Bar for Service-Learning, and the Generator School Network.  http://bit.ly/Q5ffz5  

America’s Great Outdoors: Connecting Youth to the Outdoors 2012 Grants

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Deadline: September 19 The National Environment Education Foundation is launching the America’s Great Outdoors: Connecting Youth to the Outdoors 2012 Grants. Through the grants, NEEF and its partners are catalyzing efforts to increase the number of youth who build a connection with public lands as places for recreating, learning and volunteering. Proposed projects should maximize […]

Project Learning Tree Green Works! Grants

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Deadline: September 30 Do you have an idea for a school/community native plant garden, a forest improvement project, a streamside restoration plan, a recycling program, or energy conservation project for your students?  Need funds to implement it?  Apply for a Project Learning Tree GreenWorks! grant! Grants are available in two award levels: 1) the popular […]

Webinar: Service-Learning with generationOn Schools

DATE August 27, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Thursday, August 23 at 4:00pm Eastern In this 1-hour webinar, learn about the stages of service-learning, how to integrate this teaching strategy into your curriculum and ways to empower youth to become change agents in their schools and communities. http://bit.ly/PswaNC