What is Service Learning?
Service Learning is a dynamic teaching and learning method that actively engages students and enriches learning by connecting meaningful service experiences with learning, personal growth, and civic responsibility.
Service Learning is students actively participating in the process of understanding, integrating, and applying knowledge from various subject areas as they work to improve their communities.
Service Learning is a type of Problem-Based Learning.
Service Learning is not just the act of community service.
What are the benefits of Service Learning?
For Students: Develops 21st century skills, self-esteem and motivation, a sense of social responsibility and civic engagement, compassion and empathy
For Teachers: Promotes positive school climate, fulfill learning objectives, and create a cooperative learning environment
For Schools: Promotes school pride and engagement, acts as an avenue for increasing achievement, positive public relations
For the Community: Meets community needs, creates reciprocal partnerships, students become active citizens