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Stories of Student Action

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Ms. Sandor is a GSRP Teacher at Fennville Elementary in Michigan who says, “As a teacher for the youngest members of our school family, my goal is to introduce the value of giving and the positive feelings such activities bring.” 

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Ms. Drew is a 4th grade Administrative Lead Educator and Ms. Miller is a 4th grade educator at San Diego Global Vision Academy in California. Ms. Drew said, “One of my core values is that service-learning is essential for all students to participate in, as it integrates

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Ms. Brncich is an art teacher at Coal City Elementary School in Illinois. “I teach service-learning projects to my students because I care about them and want them to grow up to be the best person they can be,” she said. “Service-learning projects teach

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Mr. Keller is a teacher and Ms. Robbins is a Guidance Counselor at South Newton High School in Indiana. Together they said they “value service in our community. We want our community to be the best it can be, and the only way for us to reach that is by

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Ms. Churchill-Bos is an Education Specialist/TLC teacher at Fortuna Union High School in Fortuna, California. “I wanted to make sure that my students have positive experiences in their community. I also wanted them to see that even small acts can make a big

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Ms. Higgins and Mr. Matteson are 5th/6th grade teachers at North Elementary in Indiana. “I love trying to bring real life lessons and experiences to my students. Helping students feel empathy for others and respond with generosity is a trait that is great for

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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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