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Generation Citizen Resources and Lesson Ideas

Additional Community Service Learning Resources

Student Work



Project Ideas

SLICE
Service Learning Ideas and Curriculum

NYLC
National Youth Leadership Council

YouthSITE
Youth sharing ideas on how to change their community

Signature Projects
Boston Public School site with projects for other teachers

Maryland Service Learning Project Ideas
List of past projects by category

MD Student Service Alliance Projects
Award winning projects

Wisconsin Projects
List of service learning projects by classroom subject

Facing the Future Projects
Service learning examples

Toolkits for jumpstarting Service Projects:http://www.serve.gov/toolkits.asp

Yes Magazine: http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/green-living-tips

Here's a link for a class website (with ppt on how to 'doc-your-block' to make community documentaries).
http://www.edliberation.org/resources/records/doc-ur-block

Plus some youtubes of the blockumentaries...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcJUCYDXpj8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0fSzyunqF8&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlYuwOyslzc&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyh4kMhmPiI&feature=related

Youth for Human Rights :http://www.youthforhumanrights.org/about-us.html

Resources for Community Service Learning:











A useful resource on civics education:

icivics


Link to the Buck Institute for Education (useful resources and research):

Buck Institute




Student Work


Period_6_Contract.JPG

Lesson 1 - Class Contract
Students used a Wordle to determine the four key guidelines they will follow as a class to make sure everybody gets along and works hard on their project, and then signed the contract.