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Document Number: 10596

Educatorsí Perceptions of How Schools Can Foster Successful Service-Learning PDF - In 2010, the National Center for Learning and Citizenship (NCLC) established the Schools of Success, a national network of 19 schools that use service-learning as an instructional strategy. The schools were part of a three-year project to examine how the elements of service-learning might enhance key student outcomes, such as academic performance and civic engagement. Through this project, the NCLC also has gathered information on school administrators' and teachersí perceptions of the facilitators and barriers to successful service-learning. In general, teachers and administrators identified lack of time as the most critical barrier to service-learning success. (Paul Baumann, ECS, February 2013)...
Author: Paul Baumann
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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