Summary: Author Cathryn Berger Kaye, an educational workshop leader, speaker, and former classroom teacher, presents service learning--its importance, steps, essential elements, and challenges--within a curricular context. Chapters cover a variety of common service-learning themes including animals, the environment, hunger and homelessness, community safety, literacy, and social justice. Each includes inspiring quotations, background information and resources, preparation act ...show moreivities, real-life examples, and ideas that have worked for other teachers. "Bookshelf" sections describe nearly 300 books that offer teachable moments about service learning, responsibility, caring, and helping, as well as ways to encourage discussion and make the lesson last. Interviews with authors James Howe, Francisco Jimenez, and others provide additional insight into the character-building qualities of service. Recommended for K-12 teachers and administrators, college and university faculty, youth group leaders, government agencies and nonprofits, and after-school programs. Includes reproducible handout masters. 240 pp., S/C, 8 1/2" x 11". Grades K-12. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 04
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