ERIC Number: EJ476924
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Community Service Learning: One School's Story.
Kelliher, Margaret F.
Equity and Excellence in Education, v26 n2 p12-14 Sep 1993
Describes community service learning (CSL) programs at Pottenger School, Springfield (Massachusetts). The kindergarten through grade-12 school, a literature-based whole-language school, integrates CSL into the curriculum through writing about student experiences. CSL projects have included feeding the homeless, corresponding with a soldier, and making quilts for HIV positive babies. (SLD)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Citizenship Education, Community Programs, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Food Service, Homeless People, Integrated Activities, Needs Assessment, Program Implementation, Service Learning, Student Projects, Urban Schools, Volunteers, Whole Language Approach, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts