ERIC Number: ED463447
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Tips for Use in Teacher Education. The Linking Learning with Life Series.
This booklet contains suggestions to assist educators in using the "Linking Learning With Life" books relevant to all levels of service learning and, particularly, to use in teacher education programs. The guidebooks are grouped into five sections. Each section represents a different subject area relating to teacher education. For each subject area, annotated descriptions of the contents and applications of relative guidebooks in the series are provided. Section 1 includes these guidebooks that address issues related to administration of effective service learning: Administrator's Guide to Service Learning; Connecting Communities Through Service Learning; Converging Streams; Digging for Buried Treasure; Igniting the Flame; and Parent Involvement in Service Learning. Section 2 covers these guidebooks relevant to curriculum integration: Oral History; Reflection; School to Work to Life; Take a Class Outdoors; and Tales That Teach. Section 3 describes these guidebooks that support youth involvement in somewhat nontraditional service learning leadership opportunities: Athletes off the Field; Giving Youth the Power and the Money; and Youth Consultants. Section 4 has these guidebooks relating to special topics in service learning: Service Learning and Character Education; Hooking Out-of-School Youth through Service Learning; off Their Rockers into Service; and Students Serving Students. Section 5 includes these guidebooks for teacher educators as they develop and expand service learning at their institution: Partners in Prevention; Service Learning and Teacher Education; and Developing Leadership in Faculty and Students. (YLB)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Community Cooperation, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Intergenerational Programs, Leadership Training, Parent Participation, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Administration, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Student Financial Aid, Student Participation, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Educators, Youth
Publications Department, National Dropout Prevention Center, Clemson University, 209 Martin Street, Clemson, SC 29631-1555 ($6). Tel: 864-656-2599; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.dropoutprevention.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Corporation for National Service, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Dropout Prevention Center, Clemson, SC.