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).
Video: Bring Learning to Life. (2008).