Presentation on theme: "Hunter Chumley Community Service. Service Learning “U.S. incorporation of community service into education: a school program that integrates citizenship."— Presentation transcript:
Service Learning “U.S. incorporation of community service into education: a school program that integrates citizenship values into education by involving students in community service, often as a requirement for graduation” http://www.bing.com/Dictiona ry/search?q=define+service+lea rning&FORM=DTPDIA&qpvt= definition+of+service+learning
Benefits of Service Learning makes curriculum relevant to students' lives clarifies values promotes community and civic responsibility encourages multicultural awareness develops critical thinking and problem solving skills fosters social and personal development builds a community within the classroom http://www.mcli.dist.maric opa.edu/sl/cgcc/benefits.ht ml
Final Thoughts Before this year I had done literally no community service. This year I totaled 11 hours of community service and actually enjoyed all of it. My favorite event was when I went and read to kids at S. L. Mason Elementary School for Read Across America. I thought I was going to not like it and dreaded it but I actually liked it. I enjoyed reading to the little kids and has really helped me decide to be a teacher when I graduate from college. Community service was something I enjoyed this year, and I will definitely continue to do it in the future.