Interested in strengthening the outcomes of your teaching? Partner with NYLC to access customized trainings at the school, district, community, or state level; receive ongoing coaching and planning support; and/or develop curriculum rooted in service-learning.
PROJECT IGNITION: CHANGING TEEN DRIVER BEHAVIOR
The National Youth Leadership Council, in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is launching a multi-year program dedicated to working with young people around the country to identify best practices to increase seatbelt usage in their community.
Service-Learning by Design Online Course
Online Course offering 3 CEU credits from Augsburg University
June 4, 2019 – August 31, 2019
Backward design is an approach to service-learning which yields more powerful student learning. It’s what we use in schools — because we know it works. Now we want you to know what we know. Facilitated by Dr. Sue Root from the National Youth Leadership Council, in partnership with Augsburg University, this 10-week online course is for educators ready to enhance their service-learning practice.
Develop a standards-based service-learning unit plan including inquiry and problem-solving;
Design authentic formative and summative assessments for service-learning;
Build strategies for strengthening literacy into service-learning learning experiences; and
Understand how to incorporate students into the development and implementation of service-learning unit.
Service-learning helps students meet academic learning targets, positively impact their community, and gain leadership skills. In combination with a backwards design curriculum, service-learning gives educators the opportunity to transform their classrooms.
*price includes digital copy of text book: Service-Learning by Design
The 30th Annual National Service-Learning Conference
April 14-16, 2019 | New Foundations Charter School, Philadelphia, P.A.
The National Service-Learning Conference provides more than 100 hands-on learning opportunities through workshops, keynote and thought leader sessions. Topics range from social-emotional learning and civic education to youth leadership and international service-learning. Whether you are new to service-learning or an experienced practitioner, this conference has something for you. A Rookie series offers introductory sessions on the practice of service-learning while the research and thought leader sessions will engage even the most seasoned professional.