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Klanderman, David B.; Moore, Mary Webster; Maxwell, Mandi S.; Robbert, Sharon K. – PRIMUS, 2013
We describe several service-learning initiatives implemented by the mathematics and education departments. College students with majors and minors in math and math education have helped to design and implement math events for elementary and middle school students. Formal and informal reflections on these service-related experiences have…
Descriptors: Service Learning, College Students, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Activities
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Meaney, Karen S.; Hart, Melanie A.; Griffin, L. Kent – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2009
Fun & Fit is a program designed to create positive physical activity experiences and to promote healthy lifestyle choices among overweight children from low-income African American and Hispanic American families. The program is a collaborative project between Texas Tech University and the Lubbock Independent School District funded through a…
Descriptors: Obesity, Physical Activities, Hispanic American Students, Low Income Groups
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Moore, Rita A.; Ritter, Scott – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2008
This writing describes a literacy project between preservice teachers enrolled in a small university in Montana and an inner city school classroom in Kansas. It shows how the preservice teachers and children negotiate meaning at the beginning of the project as well as what the preservice teachers were learning from the children and from their…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Urban Schools, Urban Areas
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Byrd, Renee K.; Haque, Mary Taylor; Tai, Lolly; McLellan, Gina K.; Knight, Erin Jordan – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2007
A Clemson University introductory landscape design class collaborated with South Carolina Botanical Gardens (SCBG) staff and coordinators of Sprouting Wings to design an exploratory Children's Garden within the SCBG. Service learning provides students with invaluable real-world experiences solving problems and interacting with clients while…
Descriptors: Water Quality, Environmental Education, College Students, Service Learning
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Coulter, Gail – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2003
Primetime was a local school and university partnership designed to meet university training needs while providing a focused reading intervention for 3rd-grade children. University students and the local schools received mutual benefits. Data showed improvement in overall reading performance on informal reading inventories and state reading…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Informal Reading Inventories, Educational Needs, Reading Instruction