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Academic Service Learning

Quality Academic Service Learning creates excitement, motivation for teachers and students, and inspires a lifetime of service.

Quality Academic Service Learning experience creates engagement for students by establishing a sense of ownership in the classroom, school, and their community. Quality Academic Service Learning brings the classroom to everyday authentic experiences bolstering core content, while developing critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills. Such engagement increases academic achievement and lowering drop-out rates.

When designing and constructing a building; planning and using proper tools will result in a beautiful and enduring structure. The same is true for Quality Academic Service Learning; focusing on steps to a positive final outcome and being diligent with the process results in Quality Academic Service Learning. Academic Service Learning is the pedagogy that promotes Best Teaching Practices. Quality Academic Service Learning tools are outlined in this step-by-step approach:

  1. Investigation
  2. Planning
  3. Action
  4. Reflection
  5. Demonstration/Celebration

These steps are essential to achieve Quality Academic Service Learning. The resources provided on this website support Quality Academic Service Learning.