Posted in October 2012

Consider Community Service Learning for Your Students

This year as your district starts implementing Ohio’s New Learning Standards—with their emphasis on applying classroom knowledge to real-world situations—keep in mind ODE’s Community Service Learning (CSL) Programs initiative, which provides ideas, information and tools for schools that want to help students apply their knowledge of classroom subjects to authentic community initiatives. CSL differs from … Continue reading

Spirit of Community Awards to Honor Young Volunteers

Spirit of Community Awards to Honor Young Volunteers

Middle and high school students involved in community service are eligible to apply for the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.  Sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Prudential Foundation, these awards are designed to recognize outstanding achievement in the area of community service by middle school and high school students throughout … Continue reading

Be Sure Enjoy All of Tools for Teachers

Tools for Teachers is filled with good information for educators. In addition to the five news items on this page, click “Older Posts” at the bottom of the page or “Archives” in the right-hand column to see additional, still-timely news items. Also be sure to check out the Events, Opportunities and Resources tabs, above, for items you don’t … Continue reading