Linking Learning with Life Series

This series is comprised of service-learning guidebooks and videos on a wide variety of topics for youth, educators, administrators, and community leaders.

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A Time of Change: The Civil Rights Movement

Flood, R., & Duckenfield, M.

Four veterans of the civil rights movement tell their stories. A companion teacher's guide provides reflection exercises and guidelines for presenting a similar forum in your community. Available in VHS or DVD format. (2004)

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A Time of Change: The Civil Rights Movement

Action Research and Evaluation Guidebook for Teachers: Making the Case for Service-Learning

Smink, J., & Duckenfield, M. (Eds.)

This guidebook helps teachers play a significant role in the evaluation of service-learning. (1998)

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Action Research and Evaluation Guidebook for Teachers: Making the Case for Service-Learning

Administrator's Guide to Service-Learning

Wright, J. N.

A former principal provides you with a wealth of suggestions for meeting the nuts and bolts challenges of service-learning. (1997)

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Administrator's Guide to Service-Learning

Athletes Off the Field: A Model for Team Building and Leadership Development Through Service-Learning

Haughey, L. N.

Many school sports teams do community service. Turn this into service-learning and develop your students' leadership skills. (1999)

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Athletes Off the Field: A Model for Team Building and Leadership Development Through Service-Learning

Bouncing Back: Strengthening Resilience Through Service-Learning

Duckenfield, M., Drew, S., & Flood, R.

Service-learning has the potential to strengthen the protective factors that make young people resilient. This guidebook shows how to maximize the service-learning experience to promote positive youth development. (2008)

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Bouncing Back: Strengthening Resilience Through Service-Learning

Connecting Communities Through Service-Learning

Lyday, J. N., Winecoff, H. L., & Hiott, B. N.

Without strong community connections, service-learning will not thrive. Ensure that your program works effectively with all your community partners. (1998)

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Connecting Communities Through Service-Learning

Converging Streams: The Power of Collaboration Among Service Groups

Drew, S.

Collaborating with other streams of service, such as AmeriCorps and SeniorCorps, can enhance the development of your service-learning efforts. This guidebook teaches you the steps for effective collaboration. (2000)

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Converging Streams: The Power of Collaboration Among Service Groups

Cornerstones: Building Rural America Through Service-Learning

Pace, J.

Students from this rural Service-Learning Leader School have become leaders in their community's development. Learn how young people in rural areas can make a difference! (2002)

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Cornerstones: Building Rural America Through Service-Learning

Developing Leadership in Faculty and Students: The Power of Service-Learning in Teacher Education

Swick, K. J., & Winecoff, H. L.

Teacher educators have a wonderful opportunity to develop their students' and their own leadership skills through service-learning. (1999)

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Developing Leadership in Faculty and Students: The Power of Service-Learning in Teacher Education

Digging for Buried Treasure: Finding Funding for the Future in Service-Learning

Burt, V. N.

These grant writing tips will help you become more successful in obtaining funds for your programs. (1999)

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Digging for Buried Treasure: Finding Funding for the Future in Service-Learning

Giving Youth the Power and the Money: A Guide to Establishing Youth Service-Learning Councils

Follman, J. N.

Involving young people in grant-making councils is an exciting way to spread service-learning. Learn how to get such a program started. (1997)

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Giving Youth the Power and the Money: A Guide to Establishing Youth Service-Learning Councils

Hooking Out-of-School Youth Through Service-Learning

Carter, K. G.

Service-learning is one of the most powerful instructional strategies for at-risk youth. Find out why it is so effective. (1998)

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Hooking Out-of-School Youth Through Service-Learning

Igniting the Flame: Establishing a Service-Learning Task Force

A team of teachers shows you how a schoolwide task force can provide the support and energy every service-learning program needs. (1998)

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Igniting the Flame: Establishing a Service-Learning Task Force

Landscapes for Learning: Growing Children, Youth, Schools, and Communities

Mey, V. B. N., & McDonald, S. N.

This guidebook details ways in which gardening and related activities can be used for educational and community goals and unique service-learning opportunities for all ages. Illustrated with projects in school and community settings. (2001)

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Landscapes for Learning: Growing Children, Youth, Schools, and Communities

Learning That Matters: Service-Learning at Clemson University

Service-learning in higher education presents new challenges. Experienced faculty from Clemson University share their solutions in this video. (1999)

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Learning That Matters: Service-Learning at Clemson University

Off Their Rockers Into Service: Connecting Generations Through Service-Learning

Brandes, B. N., & Green, R. N.

Together youth and older adults can work together to solve community problems. Learn how to implement intergenerational service-learning. (1999)

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Off Their Rockers Into Service: Connecting Generations Through Service-Learning

Oral History: Let Their Voices Be Heard

Haggerty, P. N.

Connecting the generations through oral history projects is an exciting service-leaning project. Learn how from this experienced educator. (2000)

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Oral History: Let Their Voices Be Heard

Parent Involvement in Service-Learning

Kaye, C. B.

Prevent "parent dropout." Learn how to involve parents of children of all ages through service-learning. (1998)

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Parent Involvement in Service-Learning

Partners in Prevention: Involving College Students in Dropout Prevention

Duckenfield, M., & Brown, S.

College students can play a significant role in meeting the needs of youth at risk. Learn how they can be most effective. (1997)

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Partners in Prevention: Involving College Students in Dropout Prevention

Pocket Guide to Service-Learning

Duckenfield, M., & Wright, J. N.

Introduce a variety of groups to the concept of service-learning with this booklet. (Revised 2001) Sold in quantities of 25 (Single copies also available). (2001)

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Pocket Guide to Service-Learning

Pondering Learning: Connecting Multiple Intelligences and Service-Learning

Klopp, C. N., Toole, P. N., & Toole, J. N.

Research shows that children learn in a variety of ways, and the Multiple Intelligences Theory describes eight kinds of learning. Find out how to enhance student learning by connecting multiple intelligences and service-learning in this guidebook. (2001)

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Pondering Learning: Connecting Multiple Intelligences and Service-Learning

Powerful Allies: Afterschool Programs, Service-Learning, and Community Education

Peterson, T. N., Carter, K. G., Swick, K. J., Jackson, C. W., Freeman, N. N., & Bailey, L. N.

Powerful and practical suggestions are provided for how America's schools and communities can take advantage of all of the available people power and time to elevate our children's and communities' learning assets. (2004)

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Powerful Allies: Afterschool Programs, Service-Learning, and Community Education

Reflection: A Guide to Effective Service-Learning

England, A. N., & Spence, J. N.

Learn how to create learning environments and the facilitation skills you need to enhance the reflective experience throughout the service-learning cycle. (1998)

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Reflection: A Guide to Effective Service-Learning

Route to Success: A Leader School's Youth Consultant Program

Kelley, J. N., Specter, J. N., & Young, J. N.

An experienced team of youth consultants from a Leader School share their experiences with establishing a strong youth consultant-led service-learning program at their school. Learn how to both develop and maintain such a program, with youth taking the lead. (2000)

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Route to Success: A Leader School's Youth Consultant Program

School to Work to Life: Linking Service-Learning and School-To-Work

Dunlap, N. C.

By blending service-learning with school-to-work, your students will maximize the benefits of both educational initiatives. (1998)

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School to Work to Life: Linking Service-Learning and School-To-Work

Service-Learning and Character Education: Walking the Talk

Swick, K. J., Winecoff, H. L., Nesbit, B. N., Kemper, R. N., Rowls, M. N., & Freeman, N. N.

Creating a comprehensive, youth-driven character education program is an outstanding way to encourage character development. Learn how to integrate character development into all your service-learning experiences. (2000)

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Service-Learning and Character Education: Walking the Talk

Service-Learning and Teacher Education

Swick, K. J., Winecoff, H. L., Kemper, R. N., Rowls, M. N., Freeman, N. N., & Somerindyke, J.

This guidebook shows teacher educators how they can integrate service-learning into their teacher education programs. (1998)

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Service-Learning and Teacher Education

Service-Learning in Higher Education: A Portrait of Five Institutions

This video tells the story of service-learning at five very different types of higher education institutions: a land-grant university, a state university, a community college, and a historically black college. (2000)

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Service-Learning in Higher Education: A Portrait of Five Institutions

Service-Learning Passport for Life

With the passport, students' accomplishments will be recognized and celebrated as you help them reflect on how the service activity has affected their learning. Sold only in quantities of 25. (1996)

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Service-Learning Passport for Life

Service-Learning: Meeting the Needs of Youth At Risk

Duckenfield, M., & Swanson, L.

How to engage at-risk youth through service. (1992)

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Service-Learning: Meeting the Needs of Youth At Risk

Speaking Out: Empowering the Youth Voice

Madden, S. J., & Fellows, K. L.

This book provides teachers and their students, from elementary to college, with some excellent guidance on becoming strong communicators. (2003)

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Speaking Out: Empowering the Youth Voice

Students Serving Students

Wright, J. N., Smink, J., & Duckenfield, M.

There are a variety of ways that young people can help prevent their peers from dropping out of school. (1999)

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Students Serving Students

Take a Class Outdoors: Environmental Service-Learning

Clifton, L. N., Mauney, T. N., & Faulkner, R. N.

A nationally recognized middle school shares its expertise in environmental service-learning. This is an excellent introduction to a very important kind of service-learning. (1998)

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Take a Class Outdoors: Environmental Service-Learning

Tales That Teach: Children's Literature and Service-Learning

Weatherford, C. N.

Using children's literature with all ages can foster both preparation and reflection in service-learning. This guidebook includes an updated annotated bibliography of outstanding books to enhance the service-learning experience. (2000)

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Tales That Teach: Children's Literature and Service-Learning

Teachable Moments: Ethics and Reflection in Service-Learning

Fishman, T., & Swanson, L.

Learn how to guide your students' reflections to incorporate ethical decision making, whether it's related to everyday problems or global issues. (2011)

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Teachable Moments: Ethics and Reflection in Service-Learning

Tips for Use in Teacher Education

Duckenfield, M.

The suggestions in this guidebook will assist teacher educators in using the Linking Learning With Life series to enhance their service-learning instruction for both pre-service and active teachers. (2001)

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Tips for Use in Teacher Education

Upcountry Stories: Students Serve Through Writing

Galati, R. N., & Bailey, B. N.

This guidebook presents a multidisciplinary focus, grounded in writing, where students and teachers both preserve and create their communities through service to it. A variety of writing forms which are supported by state and national standards are included. (2001)

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Upcountry Stories: Students Serve Through Writing

Youth Consultants: Putting It All Together

This book, written by youth for youth, tells students how they can become ambassadors for service-learning. (1997)

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Youth Consultants: Putting It All Together

Youth Consultants: Putting It All Together

This video, presented by youth for youth, provides an accompanying piece to the guidebook by the same name. It shows students how they can become ambassadors for service-learning. (1997)

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Youth Consultants: Putting It All Together

Youth-Led Evaluation: A Guide

Shumer, R.

Young people will learn how to evaluate their service-learning programs with this guidebook, empowering them with the skills for other evaluation opportunities throughout life. (2007)

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Youth-Led Evaluation: A Guide