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Teaching & Learning Forum 2018

October 7, 2018 | Doha, Qatar

Join the National Youth Leadership Council at the Teaching and Learning Forum.  This event is designed to be one of the premiere teaching and learning conferences in the region. The aim of the conference is to inspire and motivate teachers to reach for the highest level of student engagement and achievement. The event will equip teachers with the tools to inspire young people to excel personally and academically.

Hosted by the Qatar Foundation International, the forum is a one-day event that will take place on October 7, 2018.

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PROJECT IGNITION: CHANGING TEEN DRIVER BEHAVIOR

Grant Deadline: October 20, 2018

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.

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Service-Learning by Design Online Course

Online Course offering 3 CEU credits from Augsburg University

October 15 – December 21, 2018

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.

Participants will:

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

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The 30th Annual National Service-Learning Conference

April 22-24, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

The 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.

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