• What tools does One Clip provide to help me engage my students in Service Learning Projects?
• What is the difference between Service Learning and Community Service?
• Why is Service Learning important?
A: Their idea of service learning and creating an “action plan” is an integral part of the One Clip curriculum. Specific tools and strategies are integrated into each lesson plan and the back tab of the Teaching Kit includes a wealth of extensions that support this process, including a planning template for teachers, a project rubric for students and a formative assessment guide. Furthermore, our web site includes a wide array of additional links and Success Stories from our One Clip community.
A: Service Learning links academic study with community and fosters learning about larger social issues. Service Learning proposes “service” in terms of social, economic or educational justice instead of “charity.” Community Service does not typically include an academic component, nor is it typically viewed as a framework or philosophy.
A: Research shows that service learning: