Service-Learning in Out-of-School Time

Posted by on October 6, 2008

Are you thinking about adding a service-learning component to your youth program? Would you like to enhance existing youth volunteer activities with more intentional learning outcomes and opportunities for structured reflection? If so, take a look at the latest edition of Youth Impact, created by the LEARNS partners for youth-serving national service programs. Titled “Beyond the Classroom: Service-Learning in Out-of-School Time,” it outlines the key steps to designing and implementing a successful service-learning project in any setting.

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LEARNS is a partnership of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory and the Bank Street College of Education. We are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service to provide training and technical assistance to projects focused on tutoring, mentoring, literacy, and out-of-school time.

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