ERIC Number: ED366727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Sharing Success in the Southeast: Promising Service-Learning Programs.
Watkins, James; Wilkes, Dianne
The SouthEastern Regional Vision for Education (SERVE) Sharing Success program recognizes exemplary public school efforts and practices in the southeastern United States for the purpose of increasing the awareness and use of exemplary educational programs. This document highlights more than 30 elementary- and/or secondary-level programs that have been identified as being effective in integrating student service into the academic curriculum. Each program listing contains contact information, the program's instructional level and curriculum area(s), and a program description that includes information on some or all of the following: program time, program eligibility, program history, program objectives, main program activities, funding, and program effectiveness/success indicators. Programs from Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia are described. The following are among the curriculum areas addressed in highlighted programs: English/language arts, multicultural education, history, arts, environmental science, industrial arts, mathematics, reading, career education, drama, vocational education, law, science, and business. Several programs feature mentoring and tutoring. Appended are standards of quality for school-based service learning. (MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: SERVE: SouthEastern Regional Vision for Education.