ERIC Number: EJ1079831
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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Giving Literacy, Learning Literacy: Service-Learning and School Book Drives
Walker, Anne B.
Reading Teacher, v69 n3 p299-306 Nov-Dec 2015
Service-learning can provide a range of literacy learning experiences for children as they work to solve real world problems and engage in inquiry, collaboration and reflection. Rather than being an extracurricular activity, service-learning projects are designed to meet standards and align with existing curriculum. This article explores how teachers can engage their students in literacy-based service learning using the example of a book drive that supported literacy and children's libraries in Ethiopia. The article draws on both scholarly research and personal experience and provides practical information and resources.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Service Learning, Reading Instruction, Student Projects, Books, Libraries, Foreign Countries, Social Problems, Problem Solving
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Identifiers - Location: Ethiopia