Learning to Give offers a wealth of materials:
- Over 1600 k-12 Service Learning Lessons aligned to the Common Core State Standards and the standards of all 50 states, Bermuda, Canada, Australia, India, and the United Kingdom, and the international Philanthropy Standards.
- Educational resources for teachers, parents, youth workers, and faith-based groups that promote responsible citizenship.
- A search engine to find resources based on keyword, grade level, subject area, and/or academic standard.
- Themed units that help teachers engage youth in service to meet learning objectives and address real-world issues.
- Calendar-based Moments of Service that include campaigns, projects, and lessons.
- A philanthropy framework that educates youth about the civil society sector and giving their time, talent and treasure for the common good.
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A Teacher’s Guide to Engaging a New Generation of Anti-Hunger Leaders from YSA.org Highlights best-practice strategies of teachers using a Semester of Service™ framework to engage their students in addressing childhood hunger.
Service-Learning and the Common Core State Standards
Kaye, Cathryn Berger and Maureen Connolly (May, 2013) “With Common Core State Standards, Why Service-Learning Matters Even More.” NASSP
Youth Service America (YSA)
Active lifestyles and childhood obsity