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Service Learning: Students Guide & Journal Robert Max Schoenfeld

Service Learning: Students Guide & Journal

Robert Max Schoenfeld

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ISBN : 9780974450421
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The Service-Learning - Students Guide & Journal is a new book that will help your Middle and High School students organize their Service-Learning project, improve their thinking and writing skills and increase test scores. The Students GuideMoreThe Service-Learning - Students Guide & Journal is a new book that will help your Middle and High School students organize their Service-Learning project, improve their thinking and writing skills and increase test scores. The Students Guide & Journals will aid your students in their pursuit of scholastic achievement while guiding and inspiring them to take their service to their community and the nation to a higher level of accomplishment. The Service-Learning - Students Guide & Journal is a useful resource for any Service-Learning program such as: Environmental Programs, Tutoring and Mentoring Projects, helping the Homeless and the Hungry. The second edition of the Service-Learning - Students Guide & Journal now includes sections titled: Building Personal Character, Find a Mentor/Be a Mentor, Gaining Wisdom, Civic Engagement - Creating a Better Future and My Vision For My Future.The mission of the Service-Learning—Students Guide & Journal is to:Ø Make it easy for the teacher to start and run a successful Service-Learning ProgramØ Help the student make Service-Learning a meaningful, educational, and a fun experienceØ Facilitate the student in combining classroom academic standards with service to the communityØ Help establish nationwide Service-Learning standards for motivation, guidance and evaluationØ Facilitate communication between student, teacher, and the agencys volunteer coordinatorØ Give all of the participants a clear vision of the goals of Service-LearningØ Facilitate the students growth in personal characterØ Guide each student toward maximum successØ Give the student the opportunity to document their service and to compose personal reflections and journalingØ Encourage the student to make a commitment and be accountable to the projectThese booklets use extensive journals for creative composition, charts to verify the students service, graphs to measure the students progress, and directed questions to elicit positive personal reflection from the student.Topics include: What is Service-Learning?, How Do I Benefit From Doing A Service-Learning Project?, How Do I Get Started?, Fulfilling Academic Standards, Qualities of a Leader, Principles of a Successful Person, Find a Mentor / Be a Mentor, Gaining Wisdom, Building Personal Character, Civic Engagement-Building a Better Future, Websites, Inspirational Stories of Teens Who Have Changed the World and a postcard addressed to the President of the United States (Elementary School edition only)The Service-Learning - Students Guide & Journal will help you make every Service-Learning project an even more meaningful, educational, and character-building experience for your students.Best Regards,Robert Schoenfeld