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  • The Unheard Voicesby Randy Stoecker; Elizabeth A. Tryon

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Service learning has become an institutionalized practice in higher education. Students are sent out to disadvantaged communities to paint, tutor, feed, and help organize communities. But while the students gain from their experiences, the contributors to  The Unheard Voices  ask, "Does the community?" This volume explores the... more...

  • Handbook of School-Family Partnershipsby Sandra L. Christenson; Amy L. Reschly

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 125.95

    Family-school partnerships are increasingly touted as a means of improving both student and school improvement. This recognition has led to an increase in policies and initiatives that offer the following benefits: improved communication between parents and educators; home and school goals that are mutually supportive and shared; better understanding... more...

  • How to Walk to Schoolby Jacqueline Edelberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 13.99

    How to Walk to School is the story of motivated parents galvanizing and then organizing an entire community to take a leap of faith, transforming a challenged urban school into one of Chicago's best, virtually overnight. The fate of public education is not beyond our control. In How to Walk to School , Susan Kurland, an entrepreneurial principal,... more...

  • Student Engagement Techniquesby Elizabeth F. Barkley

    Wiley 2009; US$ 42.00

    Keeping students involved, motivated, and actively learning is challenging educators across the country,yet good advice on how to accomplish this has not been readily available. Student Engagement Techniques is a comprehensive resource that offers college teachers a dynamic model for engaging students and includes over one hundred tips, strategies,... more...

  • An Asset Builder's Guide to Service-Learningby Eugene C. Roehlkepartain; Mary Byers; Thomas Bright; Beth Margolis-Rupp; Jennifer Griffin-Wiesner

    Search Institute Press 1999; US$ 11.95

    Combining service-learning and the asset framework in congregational, school, and youth program settings, this resource is designed as a workbook and includes ideas, suggestions, and worksheets to make the most of the asset-building potential of any service-learning program. more...

  • An Adventure in Service-Learningby Anto T. Kerins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 144.95

    An Adventure in Service-Learning is a well written and easy to read book which introduces the newcomer to service-learning and provides the seasoned practitioner with an analysis of this most interesting teaching method. Its discussion of learning will be of interest to educationists and its consideration of service will be important to those who are... more...

  • Place-and Community-Based Education in Schoolsby Gregory A. Smith; David Sobel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Place- and community-based education ? an approach to teaching and learning that starts with the local ? addresses two critical gaps in the experience of many children now growing up in the United States: contact with the natural world and contact with community. It offers a way to extend young people?s attention beyond the classroom to the world... more...

  • Reaching Out Through Readingby Carrie Sorby Duits; Adelle K. Dorman

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 38.00

    Build relationships between students and their community, while encouraging the development of important life skills. This resource helps you integrate service learning into your curriculum. After defining service learning and connecting research to practical classroom applications, the authors give you the tools to launch your own program. Appropriate... more...

  • Service-Learning and Social Justiceby Susan Benigni Cipolle

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 33.99

    This book provides everything administrators and teachers need to build service-learning programs that prepare students as engaged citizens committed to equity and justice. Cipolle describes practical strategies for classroom teachers along with the theoretical framework so readers can deftly move beyond the book to a meaningful program for their schools. more...

  • Organizing for Social Partnershipby David J. Siegel

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    The most complex social challenges ? such as post-secondary access and success for under-represented students, diversification of the workforce, poverty, environmental degradation, and global health ? exceed the problem-solving capacity of single organizations or societal sectors. Organizing for Social Partnershipprovides colleges and universities,... more...