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  1. Service Learning: Serving to Learn, Learning to SErve Incorporating School into Community Needs Melinda Griffin & Tony Vladu

  2. “I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand”

  3. Topics

  4. Education and Service Learning

  5. Service Learning Defined

  6. Some National Statistics (NCES, 1999)

  7. Schools participate because……..

  8. Background • 1990 National Community Service Act 60/70’s Social Movements • 2001 NCLB • New Deal: Civilian Conservation Corps • 1983 Nation at Risk • Before Public Schools

  9. Literature Review

  10. Social Studies Standards Alignment

  11. Project Description

  12. Social Studies Assessment Formative Summative

  13. Mathematics Standards Alignment Standards of Learning Mathematics Science Across grade levels (4-12) • Beyond the standards… • Learn & practice content skills • Research skills • Generate and analyze data • Communicate findings • Design systems • Create a business plan

  14. Mathematics Project Description • 4th and 5th Grade • Measurement • Statistics • Life Cycle of Plants • Weather and • Climate • Middle School • Problem Solving • Measurement • Consumer Math • Statistics • Life Science • Engineering • High School • Consumer Math • Business • applications • Engineering • Media • production

  15. Mathematics Assessment Journaling & media Computations Graphs, tables & diagrams Rubrics (self & group) Formative Rubrics (self & group) Online surveys of students and community Accounting Summative

  16. Caveats and Considerations

  17. Policy Review

  18. Questions, Insights, and Discussion

  19. References • Bhaerman, R., Kordell, K., & Gomez, B. (1998). The role of service learning in educational reform. Simon and Schuster. • Billig, S., Root, S., & Jesse, D. (2005, May). The impact of participation in service-learning on high school students’ civic engagement (RMC Research Corporation, Ed.). Denver, CO: The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning & Engagement. • Bridgeland, J. M., DiIulio, J. J., Jr., & Wulsin, S. C. (2008). Engaged for success (Civic Enterprises & Peter D. Hart Research Associates for National Conference on Citizenship, Eds.). Washington DC. • Chapman, C., & Skinner-Westat, R. (1999, September). Service learning and community service in k-12 public schools. Washington DC: U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Research and Improvement. • Dewey, J. (Originally published in 1916, reprinted 2008). Democracy and education. Filquarian. • Fiske, E. B. (2001, January). Learning in deed: The power of service-learning for American schools (Kellog Foundation, Ohio State University, & John Glenn Institute, Eds.) (Rep. No. UD 035 033). Michigan: Kellog Foundation. • Habitat for Humanity, & Youth Programs. (2009). Service learning guide (Monograph). Retrieved from http://habitatyouthprograms.org • Hartmann, T., Maluk, H. P., & Riffer, M. (2007, September). Teachers and students learning through service: A report on need in deed’s developing work with teachers (Research for Action, Ed.). • Madden, S. J. (2000). Service learning across the curriculum: Case applications in higher education. Lanham, New York: University Press of America. • Pritchard, F. F., & White, G. I., III. (2004). Serve and learn: Implementing and evaluating service-learning in middle and high schools. Mahawah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. • Seon-Young, L., Olszewski-Kubilius, P., Weimholt, K., & Northwestern University. (2007). Service-learning for gifted students. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 31(2), 165-197. • Stanton, T. K., Giles, D. E., Jr., & Cruz, N. I. (1999). Service learning: A movement’s pioneers reflect on its origins, practice, and future. Jossey-Bass. • Waterman, A. S. (1997). Service learning: Applications from research. Lawrence Earlbaum. • Weglarz, S. G. (2000, November). Johnson community college service-learning student survey (Johnson Community College, Ed.) (Rep. No. JC 010 487). Overland, Kansas: Office of Institutional Research.