Boost student learning through service projects

02/27/2012 | Edutopia.org

Educator Jim Berman, who works with students at Delcastle Technical High School in Wilmington, Del., in this blog post touts the value of service learning as a strategy to help students use what they learn in class to help improve their communities. Berman describes a project he led in which students baked and packaged 10,000 cookies and distributed as tokens of appreciation to every police officer in the state. "There was a tangible result as a product of student learning, leadership and skill," he writes.

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