Donna Moreau, Humanities Teacher and Service Learning Coordinator at tha Anglo-American School of Moscow.
The Anglo-American School of Moscow's Middle School is in the beginning years of implementing service learning. The school has learned a great deal, made some mistakes, had great successes, and wish to share their experiences with other schools thinking about or embarking on a new service learning program. The following outline describes how the workshop will unfold.
WHY SERVICE LEARNING - Anglo-American School of Moscow’s Middle School adventures in starting up service learning
- brief history
GOALS FOR THE FIRST YEAR - Keeping it realistic and attainable
- to not freak out an already over extended faculty
- to make it meaningful to the kids
- to provide support
- to introduce the program in Electives, Advisory, Lunch Clubs, and After School Activities
WHERE HAVE WE ENDED UP AFTER THE FIRST YEAR - the good ideas and the not so good ideas
- teacher feedback
- student feedback
- ideas for service learning experiences
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS THROUGHOUT
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