Teacher Resources

K - 12 Resources

Good Character.com Website with Service Learning Resources for all levels
http://www.goodcharacter.com/SERVICE/webresources.html

Good Character.com Website with Service Learning Project Examples for all levels
http://www.goodcharacter.com/SERVICE/primer-10.html

National Service Learning Clearing House Resources and Project Examples K-12
http://www.servicelearning.org/slice

Generation On Resources and Project Examples K-12
http://www.generationon.org/teachers

Find a Volunteer Opportunity in your area (K-12)
http://www.allforgood.org/

Service Learning Project Examples (K-12)
http://www.kidsconsortium.org/

CLS Pinterest Board
http://pinterest.com/khmartell/community-service-learning/

CLS Diigo List
https://www.diigo.com/list/khmartell/csl

Generator School Network

The Generator School Network is an online community of more than 5,000 youth and adult members who have discovered how they can change the world through service-learning. The GSN is the leading resource for fast and easy sharing, service-learning professional development, and networking. - See more at:
http://gsn.nylc.org/home

AddictionResource.com
Raises awareness on the dangers of addiction and helps K-12 students stay drug-free
https://addictionresource.com/

HealthCorps
Promotes healthy living among children
https://www.healthcorps.org/

Professional Development and Articles

Learner's Edge - Online course in Service Learning
http://www.learnersedgeinc.com/courses/dl/teaching-excellence/5064

Service Learning Helps Elementary Students See the 'Big Picture' Daily Times (2012)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120311/news/703119898/

Does Service Learning Really Help? NY Times (2009)
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/03/education/edlife/03service-t.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

Why Districts, Schools, and Classrooms Should Practice Service-Learning (2007)
http://www.servicelearning.org/instant_info/fact_sheets/k-12_facts/why

Brief essay on the need for incorporating CSL experiences into the general curriculum:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/t-elijah-hawkes/the-problem-with-service-_b_3768522.html

Some considerations if we were to ever study the impact of our own CSL project and perhaps publish:
http://www.servicelearning.org/service-learning-research-primer/common-problems-service-learning-research

Why Service Learning is Bad - contains tips for key considerations while constructing a project. whyservicelearningisbad.pdf

The Connection Between Social and Emotional Learning, by Maurice J. Elias

Benefits of Student Participation in Community Service, Universtiy of Michagan

Notes: Integrating Community Service and Classroom Instruction Enhances Learning: Results From an Experiment, by Markus, Howard, and King.

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