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Welcome to the Wisconsin Service-Learning community! Please use this community to share resources, ideas, or opportunities and post questions.

New to service-learning? Check out the resources on our webpage [dpi.wi.gov/service-learning], including the guide "High Quality Instruction That Works" - downloadable as a PDF. 

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Join this webinar to learn ways to involve youth in education and evaluation!

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Check out this insightful blog about backwards design for service-learning from Sammy Lyons at +Environmental Charter Schools

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This article provides "community service" ideas and then explains the learning process that needs to accompany the experience to make it "service-learning."

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On behalf of the National Youth Leadership Council, you're invited to Dare to Dream — the 28th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®. The conference will be March 22-24, 2017 at Disneyland® Resort in Anaheim, CA.

The Call for Workshop and Showcase Proposals is now open. Workshops are the heart of the conference, providing professional development opportunities for youth and adults alike. The Showcase highlights high-quality projects from around the world, and is an opportunity to connect with people and share how a project was implemented, how it connected to curricular goals, and what made it effective.

Share your passion and knowledge with the rest of the conference community! To learn more about presenting and other opportunities to get involved in the conference, visit servicelearningconference.org.

Deadline to submit a proposal is Sunday, October 16 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

Destination Imagination is a creative problem solving program for children in grades k -12. One of the seven challenges offered is a Service Learning Challenge. A team that choices this challenge must plan and carry out project, present a live presentation and include props and characters. Teams present their solutions at Regional tournaments throughout Wisconsin and top scorers are edible to perform at the State tournament. If you are a parent or teacher that wants to start a team, please check out the Destination Imagination website or the Wisconsin DI website, or you're welcome to contact me for more info.

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Here are 4 summer service-learning pd offerings. (Just sharing, not endorsing)

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What are schools doing with their @PLT grants? Read on, and get inspired for your future grant :) http://ow.ly/YHppH

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Can service-learning experiences in high school help students get into college?
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