SERVICE-LEARNING — IN ARABIC

In partnership with Qatar Foundation International, we are proud to offer service-learning resources for the first time ever in Arabic! Dive in and start service-learning today.
> K-12 Service-Learning Standards for Quality Practice
> Service-Learning Action Plan
> Reflection Walkthrough
> Leadership Compass
> Launching Investigation
> Action: Types of Service
> Youth Voice: Adult-Youth Partnership Self Assessment

TIP SHEETS

Approaching Higher Officials
According to FERPA, a school official includes a teacher, school principal, president, chancellor, board member, trustee, registrar, counselor, admissions officer, attorney, accountant, human resources professional, information systems specialist, and support or clerical personnel. These are all individuals who can help you address issues in your school, but it can be intimidating to make the first contact. Collected here are some dos and don’ts for approaching your school officials.

Facilitating Effective Meetings
Need some tips on holding your next meeting? We have some ideas to make your meeting a success.

Ice Breakers
ATTENTION LEADERS! Are you looking for different ways to create a “chill” atmosphere for your next meeting? NYLC has 8 different ways for you to *break the ice* to build community and establish connections! Do you have an amazing icebreaker not mentioned on this list?! Let us know and contact us info@nylc.org!

Tips for Self-Care
Looking for different methods of self-care? Check out what the National Youth Leadership Council’s Youth Advisory Council Members and NYLC Staff do to make sure to take care of themselves to be able to do social change work effectively. Connor, a member of NYLC’s YAC, says it best, “Selfcare is paramount in order to sustain the leader in us.”

TOOLKITS

Teen Driver Safety Best Practices Toolkit
Start saving lives today. This toolkit, developed in partnership with students from around the country, is a free curriculum guide for service-learning projects focused on teen driver safety. Support for this resource was provided by NHTSA, a proud sponsor of NYLC’s long-running initiative, Project Ignition.

9/11 Day: A Service-Learning Toolkit
> Student Handbook
> Facilitator Guide
How can a service-learning make an impact in just one day? In the spirit of unity we felt so strongly after 9/11, this toolkit is the premier guide to achieving meaningful service with real academic outcomes — in just a matter of hours. This resource was made possible by our partners at 9/11 Day.

DIGITAL RESOURCES

Generator School Network
An online community of youth and adults committed to providing and advocating for high-quality service-learning experiences for young people around the world. The GSN is home to the Generator, a project planning tool to guide the creation of new and innovative service-learning projects in the GSN. For youth and educators, this tool takes users from early planning to project completion — challenging them to think more deeply about their project while providing dozens of supporting resources.

Lift: Raising the Bar for Service-Learning Practice
The K-12 Service-Learning Standards for Quality Practice come to life in extensive videos and downloadable resources to follow three schools through their own service-learning projects and how the standards are important to their success.