ERIC Number: ED396077
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
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Serving To Learn, Learning To Serve. Civics and Service from A to Z.
This book espouses service learning as an important and integral part of school for students. It stresses the positive benefits to be gained from service learning, as well as the good the activities do for the community. It notes that service learning should be used to promote a sense of civic responsibility and pride in students. It also promotes the intertwining of service and learning as most beneficial to students. The 26 short chapters of the book, based on the letters of the alphabet, cover the following: awards and appreciation; books and birthdays; civics, civility, and concern; daring and doing; equity; French and other foreign languages; government; helping interns; justice; kindness; Like What? and liability; money; natural science; obligation; physical education; quid pro quo; recreation; SerVermont; time and transportation; United States; value; who; xenophilia; youth; and zeal. Contains 23 resources. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Education, Citizenship Education, Community Involvement, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Program Development, Public Service, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Social Responsibility, Volunteers
Corwin Press, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (clothbound: ISBN-0-8039-6364-5; paper: ISBN-0-8039-6365-3).
Publication Type: Books
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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