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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Ms. Kerschner is a 4th grade teacher from Indiana who said, “I value teaching service and philanthropy to my students because I believe it is the best way to teach empathy and compassion to my students. In today's world it can be difficult to get kids to look beyond

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Ms. Collier is a 7th grade teacher from Indiana who said, “I think during this time period in their lives (teenage years) students can be entitled and unappreciative. Philanthropy helps them see beyond themselves.” 

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Ms. Yamasaki is a 5th grade teacher from California who said, “I value teaching service and philanthropy to my students for many reasons. One main reason teaching service learning is valuable is because it inspires children to think of others, rather than just

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Ms. Dahleen is an inclusion facilitator from Illinois with a heart for philanthropy education. “Primary elementary students are by nature egocentric and just beginning to see how their actions and the actions of others impact their world,” said Dahleen.

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Monday, November 5, 2018
Ms. Seville, an intermediate teacher from Fishers, Indiana said, “In the past few years, I have noticed more of my students isolating themselves and have fewer face-to-face social skills. I believe students should recognize service as a human choice, not to be rewarded but because it is
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Ms. Welsh is a 7th grade teacher from Indiana who believes service-learning creates good humans. “In the egocentric mind of an adolescent it is absolutely critical that we give them the ability to give of themselves,” said Welsh. “It is incredible
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Mr. Craig is an educator at Charles R. Drew Transition Center in Michigan. "In the teaching and managing of special needs adults in an inner-city urban setting, it is critical that the concept of service to the community and philanthropy be taught," said Craig. "Students gain a sense of
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Monday, July 16, 2018
Ms. Bosman is an elementary teacher from Michigan who said, "service-learning is a passion of mine and the students who serve on our Student Lighthouse Team share that passion." For Bosman, "it's all about loving to work together and serving the community in any way you
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Ms. Hull is a high school teacher who said, "everyone can make a difference in this world, but without the chance to see that personal power and responsibility, many students won't take that chance or step out of their comfort zone." For Ms. Hull, philanthropy and
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