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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Ms. Garrison is a 8th grade teacher at Shelbyville Middle School in Indiana. “I value service-learning because it is great to teach students the importance of giving back to their community,” said Garrison. “It also helps students feel good about

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Mrs. Stewart is an elementary teacher at Mount Comfort Elementary in Indiana. “Service and philanthropy are important to my students in order for them to better understand the world they live in today,” explained Stewart. “Many of them had not had the experience of

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Ms. Hightower is a high school teacher from Cedarville, Arkansas. “I value teaching service and philanthropy because I think is important for students to understand and value the needs of others,” she said. “It is also important that my students understand that they can

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Ms. Biggerstaff is a 4th grade teacher at Harrison Elementary School in Indiana.  “I feel that at this age and within this generation we see a decline in empathy and compassion,” said Ms. Biggerstaff. “I want to bring the needs of others to the attention of my

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Ms. Douglas is an upper school counselor and learning specialist and Mr. Dunster is head of the upper school at Lausanne Collegiate School in Tennessee. Both see great value in teaching philanthropy and service to their students.

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Dr. Ray is a teacher at Chardon Hills Magnet Elementary School in Ohio who said, “A Code of Ethics is needed, without this, our history will be lost. We are to enjoy serving one another without hesitation or placing cost to it. We must teach our children to honor and

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Friday, April 12, 2019
Ms. Petersen and Ms. Dunlap are teachers at Nicholas A. Intermediate School in Missouri who feel that, “Teaching service is a valuable lesson we must teach our students. Allowing students to be a part of providing services for those in need can teach compassion, empathy, and kindness. Many...Read more
Friday, April 12, 2019

Mrs. Birdsall is a 4th grade teacher at Cople Elementary in Virginia. “Students today are the adults of tomorrow,” says Mrs. Birdsall. “Sounds cliché I know, but it is the truth. I tell my students often that they are the future and they need to know how to

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