ERIC Number: ED392729
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Today's Heroes in the Classroom: Linking Service with Learning.
Points of Light Foundation, Washington, DC.
This handbook accompanies a videotape which shows teenagers stressing community involvement, motivation and the rewards of community action. The booklet is to assist agencies and schools in developing coalitions for youth engaged in community service, to help build better citizens and healthier communities. The booklet is divided into: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Four Young People Making a Difference"; (3) "So What Is Service Learning?"; (4) "Core Elements of Effective Service-Learning Projects"; (5) "Service-Learning: What It Looks Like"; (6) "Suggestions for Educators: Using Today's Heroes in the Classroom"; and (7) "Resources." (EH)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship, Community Cooperation, Community Programs, Community Services, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Service Learning, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, Urban Improvement
Points of Light Foundation, 1737 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006 (videotape also available).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Hitachi Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Points of Light Foundation, Washington, DC.
Note: For other booklets in the series, see SO 026 057-060.