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Stories of Student Action

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Ms. Sandor is a director at an early childhood center in Michigan who said, "my motivation has been to promote kindness among young children--providing information and guiding children at a young age encourages lifelong caring and kindness." 
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Mrs. Found is a high school Calculus teacher who said, "You may forget learning the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus but you will never forget how you made someone feel by lending a helping hand and they will never forget how you made them feel." 
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Swing Into Kindness: A Mini-Grant Story
Ms. Koch is an Indiana teacher who says, "teaching service and philanthropy to students builds leadership skills, confidence, empathy, and a culture centered on kindness and helping others." 
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Upcycling GKB Library Books

Ms. Disque is a high school teacher from Indiana who said, "This is the first time I've done this kind of activity, but I assure you it won't be my last." 

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Just a Hop, Skip, and a Jump: A Mini-Grant Story
Mr. Hurd is a 4th grade teacher from Indiana who says, "Service learning provides the opportunity for hands-on change in a community ... Kids need to know their time is now. Everything is
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Save the Bonneted Bat: A Mini-Grant Story
Mr. Lockett is a middle school teacher from Florida who said, "I value teaching service and philanthropy to students because it combines learning goals and community service in ways that integrate
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Monday, May 21, 2018
The Green Team Herd: A Mini-Grant Story
Ms. Snyder-Renfro is a teacher at a combined Middle-High School in Oklahoma. "I believe that volunteering through service and philanthropy develops entrepreneurial skills that empower students to be better members of
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Friday, May 18, 2018
Project Dream Day: A Mini-Grant Story
Mr. Large is an Indiana teacher who believes service and philanthropy are integral parts of overall character education. "Students learn about the importance of giving and paying it forward."  
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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Helping Hounds: A Mini-Grant Story

Ms. Eisenson is a 1st grade teacher who said, "by doing community service in school, students can then transfer new skills and ideologies independently outside the classroom."  
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