The National Dropout Prevention Center has long advocated service-learning as a teaching methodology with considerable potential to prevent dropouts. Today’s program will give you an overview of service-learning and just how to effectively incorporate specific strategies to promote youth engagement in the service-learning process in order to foster their resilience.
- Learn about the principles of service-learning and how it can engage students in their learning.
- Discover how it can develop leadership and workplace skills as well as foster resilience.
Engaged for Success: Service-Learning as a Tool for High School Dropout Prevention. Washington, D.C. : Civic Enterprises.(2008).
National Service-Learning Clearinghouse. http://www.servicelearning.org/. (2008).
The Linking Learning With Life Series of Service-Learning Guidebooks.(2012).
Video: 2008 Youth Spirit of Service Award Winner, Nick Metrakos talks about service-learning.(2008).
Video: Bring Learning to Life. (2008).
Video: The late Bernard Gill talks about engaging African American males through service-learning.(2008).