Category Archives: Service Learning

What Will You(th) Bring to the Table?

by Laura Rog We’re thinking a lot about child hunger at generationOn right now, and how we help scaffold youth to understand and act on such a complicated and critical issue. As a result of launching our “What Will You … Continue reading

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Using National Service to Promote Service-Learning

by Laura Rog AmeriCorps Week, which we observed last week, is always a reminder of the important service work going on across the country as well as the legacy of national service that has been established over the past several … Continue reading

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Administrator Tips for Leading Staff in Service-Learning

by Laura Rog As a district and regional service-learning coordinator prior to joining generationOn, I frequently worked with teams to create a culture of service within schools and school districts across New York State. Administrative support was often the cornerstone … Continue reading

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Using Service-Learning to Enhance Your After-School Environment

by Laura Rog After-school programming was one of my favorite activities when I worked as a K-12 service-learning coordinator. It provided such a rich environment for exploration and engagement – the students loved learning to cook healthy snacks, challenging their … Continue reading

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Combine Two Big Ideas and What do You Get?

by Matt Robinson Don’t you just love it when an idea drawn from one discipline is tweaked just a bit to apply in another? Recently I encountered two ideas from well-known author and journalist Daniel Pink (and although his focus … Continue reading

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Service Coaches Foster Teamwork and Speed Results

by Laura Rog Schools depend on teamwork to thrive –teams of teachers design curriculum and implement lessons each year to meet academic requirements; collaborative activities are becoming central teaching tools for developing 21st Century Skills in students; and within entire … Continue reading

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Helping Service-Learning Stick

by Matt Robinson A shout to the Maine Commission for Community Service for the beautiful event it hosted April 17th to recognize this year’s recipients of the Governor’s Awards for Service and Volunteerism. A good many THANK YOUs are in … Continue reading

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