An educator smiling across the table at someone who is speaking at The National Service-Learning Conference

By: Amy Meuers, NYLC CEO Service-learning is an exceptional teaching strategy that involves students in practical, hands-on learning experiences, while equipping them to become informed and engaged members of a democratic society. Successful service-learning is designed to achieve educational outcomes, such as academic, career readiness, leadership development, civic engagement, and social-emotional learning. Whether you’re new to service-learning, or you have experience in utilizing this teaching method, these 5 steps to creating an engaging service-learning experience can help ensure that your students are meeting educational outcomes while addressing genuine community needs. Set goals and expectations Identify the appropriate activities that meet desired […]