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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Period Poverty Project

By Katherine Adamonis

Springfield Middle School in Battle Creek, Michigan, has recently been designated as a Service-Learning Middle School. Service-learning relies on a method of teaching that integrates community service activities in academic curricula...Read more

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

"We value educating students to help shape their future," explained Mr. Jackson and the team from DetroitHives. "Many students are looking for diverse educational subjects that cause them to explore and look beyond the traditional classroom. To be able to shape their future allows us...Read more

Monday, August 17, 2020

Project Clean Up

"Our programs teach the character development values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith," said Ms. Amanda Schmitz, the Social Responsibility and Community Outreach Director of the Monroe Family YMCA in Michigan. "These values align...Read more

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

SEEDs Students Learning About Water Testing

"I want to make the world a better place and I want to raise up a generation of others who want to do the same," said Ms. Erin Guesno, a program coordinator for SEEDs at Marion Elementary School in Michigan.

Prior to the...Read more

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic LTG Ambassador and XSTREAM Program Coordinator, Joyce Matthews, helped over 150 Braddock Elementary and Thomas Jefferson High School (TJHS) club students learn and serve. 

The TJHS students work with Braddock Elementary students each year in...Read more

Monday, July 27, 2020

"I want my students to understand that there is more to this life than what can I get out of it," said Ms. Schneider, a teacher at Fennville Elementary in Michigan. "There is a whole world out there in need of acts of kindness, and I want my students to know the...Read more

Monday, June 22, 2020

Neighborhood Treasure Hunt

During the pandemic, the 6th grade Gold Team Teachers from Castle North Middle School in Indiana collaborated to help their students complete several service-learning projects. The team set up clear steps and Zoom lessons to virtually...Read more

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