Service-learning

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  • Reflection: Service Learning

    I truly like my new experience because I am helping and serving the community of Salinas but I am also contributing and coming up with ideas in how to improve the program for future students. Throught out my journey as a service learner I have learned so much more about myself and I have learned that I am continuing to grow more as a person by being active in the community, serving the students, and becoming a critical thinker offering some of my ideas and coming up with a way in how to attract and motivate more students to participate in the program. In light of this learning I know that if more students participate in the program they will succeed in school and will gain more confidence and motivation. The motivation and confidence that…

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  • The Service Learning Experience

    For my service learning placement, I decided to volunteer my time with the Greater Ohio Virtual School and was able to tutor two students for about 18 hours and 30 minutes. The subject areas that I focused on with these students were Spanish and English. This service learning experience has altered my perspectives on identity and personal development and has taught me valuable lessons that I intend to remember for my career as a future educator. For instance, in relation to clarifying my…

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  • Disadvantages Of Service Learning

    Service Learning can be an essential part of a middle level student’s development. It allows them to make social connections with the community, grow as a person, and provide lasting memories that they can carry on into other projects. There are different types of service learning such as volunteering at events, do a community clean up, or coming into a classroom and mentoring the students. Some of these options can be life impacting than other depending on what interests the students. By having…

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  • Service Learning Experience

    Service learning is taking time in the surrounding community, and making a positive difference through the words or actions that occur. Doing this allows for us to be out and connecting what we are learning to do in the classroom and applying it to the real world. In my service learning time I spent I was able to make a positive difference in the lives a few children even if it was just for a day. I spent a Saturday afternoon working with a Milton Hershey employee in what they call a “home…

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  • Service Learning Advantages And Disadvantages

    who have ditched lectures and notecards to spend their time outside of the classroom. With over 40 service learning courses offered this fall, UW-Madison allows students an alternative way to learn and bring resources to the surrounding community. These classes also have shown to create a new learning environment that provides important experience and aids students’ mental health. According to the New York Times, service programs are now more common on university campuses. Founded in 1996,…

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  • Essay On Service Learning Project

    Throughout this project I was able to improve the lives of the children I worked with through my service. I was able to build strong relationships with the children and make an impact on their lives. I personally was able to grow in many of my interpersonal skills, and leadership skills throughout the course. I am so grateful that I was able to experience this eye opening service, and I truly believe that I have made a positive impact on the lives of the children that I have worked to challenge,…

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  • The Importance Of Service Learning In Education

    Why Do Service Learning? Service is a great way for a student to learn and experience good in communities. Service learning is a great way for a student to enhance their education and personal growth. What is service learning? Service learning is often used in our school system in certain classes to help students gain more than just the classroom knowledge. There is a balance in service learning. That balance is between the service done in the community outside of the classroom and the…

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  • Reflective Essay On Service Learning

    Modules 1 and 2 is where I gained most of my knowledge about service-learning, as I was not exactly sure of what it was when entering the course. Through module 1, I learned that service learning is about you providing the community with your service, while at the same time it is a learning experience for you. It allows you to take what you have learned in a classroom and apply it to real life situations. The required reading by Cress (2005), “What is Service-Learning”, taught me more about what…

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  • Service Learning Experience Essay

    This is my second time to do service learning at this medium church, Mount Hope United Methodist Church. The church itself locates at the corner of East Mount Hope Avenue cross with South Cedar St. My role here stills same that every Wednesday I have to tutoring one on one with kids and eating a meal with them. However, this time I have to work with new youth coordinator Mrs. Benth St. John as previous youth coordinator Mrs. Colleen Treman has retried. Mrs. Benth is very kind and friendly…

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  • Reflection Of A Service Learning Project

    I arrived at The Public Health Department on Monday at eight o’clock in the morning, on the fifth of February. On the verge of completing day two of my Service Learning Project, I felt myself becoming anxious about what I would be allocated to do, together with eagerness on assisting in educating the young children of the Oologah/Talala School District about hand washing. I experienced uncertainty of what would be expected of me, nevertheless, I believed to be prepared to lend a hand to the…

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