Service-Learning Resources

Service-Learning Resources

NDPC/N Materials

Four Overview Perspectives on Engaging Students. (2016).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Making Sense of the Evidence: A Review of Dropout Prevention Strategies. (2014). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Service-Learning Districtwide to Increase Students’ Academic Engagement. (2012).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

The 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention. (2011). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Project-Based Learning: A Working Model for Student Engagement. (2011). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Fishman, T., & Swanson, L. (2011).  Teachable Moments: Ethics and Reflection in Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Kaye, C. B. (2010).  Service-Learning: A Dropout Prevention Strategy and MORE!  pdf.

Lessons From the IDRA Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program. (2010).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Project-Based Learning: Explained (video). (2010).

Service-Learning: A Dropout Prevention Strategy and MORE!. (2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Keeping Youth In School – How Service-Learning Can Help!. (2008).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (2008).  Video: The late Bernard Gill talks about engaging African American males through service-learning.

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (2008).  Video: 2008 Youth Spirit of Service Award Winner, Nick Metrakos talks about service-learning.

Shumer, R. (2007).  Youth-Led Evaluation: A Guide. Linking Learning With Life.

Duckenfield, M., Drew, S., & Flood, R. (2006).  Bouncing Back: Strengthening Resilience Through Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Flood, R., & Duckenfield, M. (2004).  A Time of Change: The Civil Rights Movement. Linking Learning With Life.

Peterson, T. N., Carter, K. G., Swick, K. J., Jackson, C. W., Freeman, N. N., & Bailey, L. N. (2004).  Powerful Allies: Afterschool Programs, Service-Learning, and Community Education. Linking Learning With Life.

Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout Prevention. Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education.

Madden, S. J., & Fellows, K. L. (2003).  Speaking Out: Empowering the Youth Voice. Linking Learning With Life.

Duckenfield, M., & Swick, K. J. (2002).  A gallery of portraits in service-learning: Action research in teacher education pdf. Clemson, SC : National Dropout Prevention Center.

Pace, J. (2002).  Cornerstones: Building Rural America Through Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Mey, V. B. N., & McDonald, S. N. (2001).  Landscapes for Learning: Growing Children, Youth, Schools, and Communities. Linking Learning With Life.

Klopp, C. N., Toole, P. N., & Toole, J. N. (2001).  Pondering Learning: Connecting Multiple Intelligences and Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Duckenfield, M. (2001). Tips for Use in Teacher Education. Linking Learning With Life.

Galati, R. N., & Bailey, B. N. (2001).  Upcountry Stories: Students Serve Through Writing. Linking Learning With Life.

Drew, S. (2000).  Converging Streams: The Power of Collaboration Among Service Groups. Linking Learning With Life.

Haggerty, P. N. (2000).  Oral History: Let Their Voices Be Heard. Linking Learning With Life.

Kelley, J. N., Specter, J. N., & Young, J. N. (2000).  Route to Success: A Leader School’s Youth Consultant Program. Linking Learning With Life.

Swick, K. J., Winecoff, H. L., Nesbit, B. N., Kemper, R. N., Rowls, M. N., & Freeman, N. N. (2000).  Service-Learning and Character Education: Walking the Talk. Linking Learning With Life.

Service-Learning in Higher Education: A Portrait of Five Institutions. (2000).  Linking Learning With Life.

Weatherford, C. N. (2000).  Tales That Teach: Children’s Literature and Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Brandes, B. N., & Green, R. N. (1999).  Off Their Rockers Into Service: Connecting Generations Through Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Burt, V. N. (1999).  Digging for Buried Treasure: Finding Funding for the Future in Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Haughey, L. N. (1999).  Athletes Off the Field: A Model for Team Building and Leadership Development Through Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Swick, K. J., & Winecoff, H. L. (1999).  Developing Leadership in Faculty and Students: The Power of Service-Learning in Teacher Education. Linking Learning With Life.

Wright, J. N., Smink, J., & Duckenfield, M. (1999).  Students Serving Students. Linking Learning With Life.

Learning That Matters: Service-Learning at Clemson University. (1999).  Linking Learning With Life.

Carter, K. G. (1998).  Hooking Out-of-School Youth Through Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Clifton, L. N., Mauney, T. N., & Faulkner, R. N. (1998).  Take a Class Outdoors: Environmental Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Dunlap, N. C. (1998).  School to Work to Life: Linking Service-Learning and School-To-Work. Linking Learning With Life.

England, A. N., & Spence, J. N. (1998).  Reflection: A Guide to Effective Service-Learning. Linking Learning with Life.

Kaye, C. B. (1998).  Parent Involvement in Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Lyday, J. N., Winecoff, H. L., & Hiott, B. N. (1998).  Connecting Communities Through Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Smink, J., & Duckenfield, M. (Eds.). (1998).  Action Research and Evaluation Guidebook for Teachers: Making the Case for Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life Series.

Wren Middle School Faculty (1998).  Igniting the Flame: Establishing a Service-Learning Task Force. Linking Learning With Life.

Swick, K. J., Winecoff, H. L., Kemper, R. N., Rowls, M. N., Freeman, N. N., & Somerindyke, J. (1998).  Service-Learning and Teacher Education. Linking Learning With Life.

Duckenfield, M., & Brown, S. (1997).  Partners in Prevention: Involving College Students in Dropout Prevention. Linking Learning With Life.

Follman, J. N. (1997).  Giving Youth the Power and the Money: A Guide to Establishing Youth Service-Learning Councils. Linking Learning With Life.

Wright, J. N. (1997).  Administrator’s Guide to Service-Learning. Linking Learning With Life.

Wren Middle School Students (1997).  Youth Consultants: Putting It All Together. Linking Learning With Life.

Service-Learning Passport for Life. (1996).  Linking Learning With Life Series.

Publications

Shumer R. (2017). How to keep students engaged. And on course to graduatePioneer Press.

National Guide for Implementing Service-Learning: National Coalition for Academic Service-Learning. (2012). Engaging Students Through Academic Service-Learning: National Guide to Implementing Quality Academic Service-Learning.  pdf

Bridgeland, J. M., DiIulio, Jr., J. J., & Wulsin, S. C. (2008).  Engaged for Success: Service-Learning as a Tool for High School Dropout Prevention pdf. Washington, D.C. : Civic Enterprises.

National Youth Leadership Council (2008).  Service-Learning Standards  pdf.

Video: Bring Learning to Life. (2008).

National Youth Leadership Council (2005).  Service-Learning Cycle  pdf.

Abravanel, S. (2003).  Building community through service-learning: The role of the community partner  pdf. Denver, CO : Education Commission of the States.

National Commission on Service-Learning (2002).  Learning in deed: The power of service-learning for American schools. Newton, MA : National Commission on Service-Learning.

Shumer, R., Duttweiler, P. C., Furco, A., Hengel, M., & Willems, G. (2000).  Shumer’s self-assessment for service-learning  pdf. St. Paul, MN : Center for Experiential and Service-Learning, University of Minnesota.

Brandeis University (1997).  Draft interim report: National evaluation of Learn and Serve America school and community-based programs. Waltham, MA : Center for Human Resources, Brandeis University and Abt Associates, Inc..

Sagor, R. (1996).  Building resiliency in students. Educational Leadership, 54(1), 38-43.

Benard, B. (1991).  Fostering resiliency in kids: Protective factors in the family, school, and community. Portland, OR : Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory.

Web Sites

America’s Promise
program with the mission of mobilization of people from every sector of American life to build the character and competence of our nation’s youth by fulfilling the Five Promises for young people

Corporation for National and Community Service
engages Americans of all ages and backgrounds in service to help strengthen communities through AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and Learn and Serve America

What the heck is Service Learning
Edutopia resource on service-learning, and steps for a service-learning unit in a school setting

Institute for Global Education and Service-Learning
committed to empowering learners of all ages to take an active role in improving their communities; home of the Y.O.D.A. Program – Youth Organised for Disaster Action

Learn and Serve America

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
The purpose of the Clearinghouse is to collect and disseminate information and materials related to service-learning for Learn and Serve America grantees and other programs involved in service-learning.

National Service-Learning Partnership
national network of members dedicated to advancing service-learning as a core part of every young person’s education; concentrates on strengthening the impact of service-learning on young people’s learning and development, especially their academic and civic preparation

National Youth Leadership Council
its mission is to build vital communities with young people through service-learning

Service-Learning Young Professionals Network
created to provide young professionals (20-30-somethings) opportunities to develop the skills and capacity they need to pursue their interest in and advance their careers in service-learning

The Performance of At-Risk Youth as Tutors