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Ten Ways Teens Can Get Involved in Service this Summer

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Ten Ways Teens Can Get Involved in Service this Summer

When school stops for the summer, students are all relieved to be free from homework, lectures, assignments, and tests.  It’s time to sleep in, hang out with friends, or travel to the beach.  Summer is generally a fun and relaxing time, but some of this summer free time can be spent engaged in meaningful service.  

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5 Back-to-School Tips for Success

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5 Back-to-School Tips for Success

On the first day of kindergarten, there are always the kids crying and clinging to their parents not wanting to go inside, and then there are some who march in without a second thought. Every year after that, it’s still the same except less tears and clinging to parents. 

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How Service-Learning Engages Students

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How Service-Learning Engages Students

Service-learning is something I’m involved in on a daily basis. I find that sometimes students and parents are ill-informed on the distinction between volunteerism and service-learning, and this can lead to confusion. 

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