How making supports service learning

Responsible and involved citizenship in Grand Isle

a model for service learningWe’re looking at how maker-centered learning and makerspace activities can help support students in developing Vermont’s five transferable skills. We’ve looked at clear and effective communication, self-direction, and creative and practical problem-solving.¬†

In this post, we recount EMMA’s visit to Grand Isle School, where teachers and students used making as part of service learning and provided evidence of responsible and involved citizenship.

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iLead: a model for service learning and leadership

Personalization for school-based service learning

a model for service learningLooking for a way to harness students’ energy while¬†giving them meaningful work that appeals to their personal interests? One model for service learning I’ve used is iLead: a “job-based” program that channels student interest into meaningful positions around the school.

School community improves, students learn responsibility in a way that engages with their interests, everybody wins.

Here’s how it works.

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