There is No Place Like Home for Service-Learning
Guest Blog by Beth Smith, Consultant, Inspire3
Service-learning is often thought of as an “in-school only” type of project. Yet service-learning can be conducted and completed from home or as an eLearning opportunity for students. It is a great way to provide engaging and meaningful content to students at home. Service learning is uniquely capable of growing leadership skills and empathy simultaneously, and it engages students in content as they see real-world application of their knowledge. Students identify a community need and research how best to address it which develops their sense of empathy. As students gather information, make decisions, develop their plan, and implement that plan, they build critical skills and knowledge that create leaders of tomorrow with a heart for others. For the full article, click here.