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Stories of Student Action

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
Mr. Jones is a middle school teacher from Indiana who values service-learning and philanthropy education for two reasons. "We are helping those in need," he said. "And, we are teaching students how to be empathetic."  
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Ms. Ishee is a middle school teacher who says, "learning service and philanthropy creates opportunities for students to learn empathy and good citizenship. It helps them learn the importance of helping others and that not everyone same experiences." 
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Friday, June 15, 2018
Ms. Nolting is a 2nd grade teacher from Worthington, Indiana. "Students learn by example and firsthand experience," she said. "Service learning incorporates both of
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