One for the Books


End-of-year is a unique time for reflection. Looking back on all that we at NYLC have accomplished in 2015 is not only exciting, but also productive and necessary; much like in quality service-learning, reflection is crucial to growth and paves the path to understanding, perspective, and progress. In 2015, we launched the Generator, a project … Continue reading One for the Books

A Model School Day


Attention! Early bird registration for Educate. Ignite. Transform. ends this Friday, December 18. Prices will never be lower again, so don’t miss out! Register here. We wanted this year’s conference to feel like your dream school — one where young people are treated as equal partners and educators as thoughtful collaborators. As such, we’ve modeled … Continue reading A Model School Day

Understanding Generation Z


By Lana Peterson, service-learning and education technology researcher. In order to provide the highest quality education to our students, we must first understand who they are and how they learn. Although sources vary, “Generation Z” comprises individuals born between 1990 and 2010. Often called “digital natives,” they are the first generation born into the modern … Continue reading Understanding Generation Z