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1 2013-12-31 In Doing We Learn (G. Herbert) September 15, 2010 Warsaw

2 2013-12-31Service Learning AGENDA Strategic Goal What is Service Learning? Why Service Learning? MS Projects in the Past Ideas Planning Stages Database Todays Task 2

3 2013-12-31Service Learning Strategic Goal # 3 Strategic goal # 3: ASW will become embedded in the community in mutually meaningful ways, to achieve our vision and our schoolwide, student- centered goals. 3

4 2013-12-31Service Learning What is Service Learning? Service Learning is a teaching method where guided or classroom learning is deepened through service to others in a process that provides structured time for reflection on the service experience and demonstration of the skills and knowledge acquired. (Cathryn Berger Kaye) 4

5 2013-12-31Service Learning The Learning Pyramid Lecture Reading Audio-Visual Demonstration Discussion Group Practice by Doing Teach Others or Immediate Use of Learning PASSIVE ACTIVE 5% 10% 20% 30% 50% 75% 90% SOURCE: National Training Laboratories, Bethel, Maine The Retention Rates

6 2013-12-31Service Learning6 Why Service Learning? Personal and Interpersonal Development Promotes responsibility Increases motivation to work harder Improves leadership skills Develops greater self-knowledge Citizenship Reduces negative stereotypes and improves an enhanced tolerance for diversity Helps to understand the complexity of social issues Increases sense of connection to the community Understanding and Applying Knowledge Makes school and education more relevant for the students Provides deeper understanding of course material Improves ability to apply theoretical knowledge to real problems

7 2013-12-31Service Learning MS Projects in the Past Kiva project Special Need School Warsaw Botanical Garden Living History The Animal Shelter Haiti Project 7

8 2013-12-31Service Learning Ideas Best developed as a team sport Identify an existing program or activity to transform into service learning Begin with standard curriculum, content, and skills and find the natural extension into service Brainstorm with students Listen to the community Examples: animals in danger, elders, the environment, gardening, hunger, immigrants, social changes, special needs, health, holidays) 8

9 2013-12-31Service Learning Stages of Service Learning 9 Inventory & Investigation Preparation & Planning Demonstration Action

10 2013-12-31Service Learning Stages of Service Learning Inventory and Investigation Identify the interests, skills, and talents Identify a need Investigate and analyze Begin to accumulate the partners 10 Inventory & Investigation Preparation & Planning Demonstration Action

11 2013-12-31Service Learning Stages of Service Learning Preparation and Planning Draw upon previously acquired skills and knowledge Acquire new information through varied, engaging means and methods Collaborate with community partners Develop a plan that encourages responsibility Recognize the integration of service learning Become ready to provide meaningful service Articulate roles and responsibilities of all involved Define realistic parameters for implementation 11 Inventory & Investigation Preparation & Planning Demonstration Action

12 2013-12-31Service Learning Stages of Service Learning Action Direct service Indirect service Research Advocacy 12 has value and meaning uses previously learned and newly acquired academic skills and knowledge offers learning experience has real consequences Inventory & Investigation Preparation & Planning Demonstration Action

13 2013-12-31Service Learning Stages of Service Learning Demonstration Report to peers, faculty, parents, community members, etc. Write an article or a letter to a newspaper Create a website Make a presentation, etc. 13 Inventory & Investigation Preparation & Planning Demonstration Action

14 2013-12-31Service Learning Stages of Service Learning Reflection Role play Discussion Drama Poetry Journals Photographs 14 Inventory & Investigation Preparation & Planning Demonstration Action

15 2013-12-31Service Learning Database 15 Database consists of: Community Outreach 42 contacts (All ASW) Service Learning 25 projects (All ASW) CAS 18 projects (High School)

16 2013-12-31Service Learning Todays Task 16 Referring to five stages of service learning, please make a plan for a service learning project in your teams (20min). Good luck! Share

17 2013-12-31Service Learning17 Thank you for your attention!


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