Service-Learning in Japan


By: Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO I had the honor to speak at the Japanese Conference on Philanthropic Education on Saturday, March 17 at Komazawa University, Tokyo. Japan has placed great emphasis on peace education ever since WWII including the incorporation of it in their 9th grade civics classes and in their constitution under Article 9. My … Continue reading Service-Learning in Japan

Launching a New Service-Learning Class: A Teacher’s Perspective


by Joy Mazur, guest blogger, English teacher, Morris Knolls High School, Rockaway, NJ I’m trying something new. I’m a rebel, a renegade, outside the law. I’m going rogue. I’m making service-learning its own class. I know, I know — service-learning, by definition, must serve the curriculum: that is, it’s not about the service itself, but … Continue reading Launching a New Service-Learning Class: A Teacher’s Perspective