Find out about a variety of workshops, seminars and presentations offered
Berger Kaye, International Service Learning Consultant. Click here for
upcoming workshop schedule!
New Second Edition
The Complete Guide to Service
Learning BOOK with CD-ROM Included!
By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., International Service Learning Consultant
An essential, time-saving tool,
fully revised and updated at a time when service is in the spotlight The Complete Guide to Service Learning Second Edition is the
NEW go-to resource in the fast-growing field of service learning. This award-winning treasury of activities, ideas, quotes, reflections, and resources
provides hundreds of annotated book recommendations, author interviews, and expert essays—all presented within a curricular context and organized by theme.
This new edition maintains the easy-to-use format of the original and is enhanced to reflect the most up-to-date service learning pedagogy. Benefits of the book include:
A blueprint for service learning, from getting started to assessing the experience
Integration of the K–12 Standards for Service Learning
Thirteen thematic chapters (including two new themes)
Ideas for incorporating global literacy into service learning,
for creating a culture of service
Hundreds of real-life field-tested service learning experiences, including dozens of new examples
advice from the field
Included with this book: a CD-ROM containing all of the planning and tracking forms from the book, plus bonus material
Choose to Make a Difference Poster A wealth
of ways to serve.
Adapted from The Complete Guide to
Service Learning. Laminated.
18" X 24"
Visit EarthEcho International's
Water Planet Challenge website, an on-line destination that will give youth tools and resources to
take action that protects and restores our water planet. Click on Take Action for videos about service learning and Action Guides written by Cathryn Berger Kaye. More
to come this spring!
An Invitation to join In Our Global Village.
Click here for more information.
New Web Site with Examples of Service Learning!
Be sure to contact us with your curriculum ideas
and comments about how you have used ABCD Books.
HOT OFF THE PRESS!
Kids can really Make a Splash! with this latest book by Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., with Philippe Cousteau and EarthEcho International. Find out more about Make a Splash: A Kid’s Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands
Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands
by Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., with Philippe Cousteau and EarthEcho International The latest resource to engage youth in saving our most precious resource water! Get involved, go
Blue! More info here.
of the Top 10 Books on the Environment for Youth (2011)." - Booklist
AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD
Service Learning in International
Schools: A World of Possibilities FAQs
about Service Learning in International
Schools. Case Studies from International
Schools in 13 different countries. Resources
from 16 organizations with
international reach. And more!
the author Cathryn Berger Kaye:
project grew from the idea of building on priorities already present within
international schools. Service learning affords practical means to make
sustainable advancements, using research-based approaches already being
applied successfully within international school settings.
While many international students may travel the
world, we want them to know the world with open eyes, with the understanding and
means to interact with communities in ways that are mutually respectful and
Our children already
care. Now, with service learning, we connect caring of the heart with the
learning of the mind. We enable them to be active citizens now."
NEW! By author Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A.
The Free Spirit Service Learning for Kids Series|
Put service learning into students' hands with these exciting, inspiring, get involved workbooks. All are highly interactive kids' guides to learning and taking action.
Easy to use and highly engaging. Titles include:
Climate Change and Global Warming (new!) Details
Protecting and Caring for Animals
Hunger and Homelessness
Helping Others to Read and Succeed
Click Here to find out more.
for SUCCESS with LITERACYa
Learning Curriculum that Serves
By Cathryn Berger
here to find out more about this
innovative research-based approach to engaging students in literacy, character
education, and civic engagement through service learning.
For a summary of a study on this program
conducted by RMC Research, click here.
For a study conducted by the Los Angeles
School District, 2008 implementation, click here.
are available to download.
Click here for upcoming
What is Service Learning? A Guide for Parents,
a 6-page guide available through the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse, as
part of the Bringing Learning to Life
Series. Written by Cathryn Berger Kaye.
Other resources also available, including the
Service Learning In Action Guide, also
authored by Cathryn Kaye.
ARTICLES! You can access the following articles written by Cathryn Berger Kaye by clicking below. Service-Learning: The Time is Now in the National Middle School Association's Middle Ground -- the Magazine of Middle Level Education October 2009. Many thanks to the National Middle School Association for inviting me to write the article.
Service Learning: An Ideal Strategy to Reach, Teach, and Engage Adolescents on the National Association of Secondary School Principals website, September 2007.
Spotlight on Service Learning: Service Learning and Literature–Creating a Dynamic, Engaging School Culture, printed in Middle Ground Magazine, October 2006. Many thanks to the National Middle School Association for making this available.