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Promising Practice for K-16 - Project Connect: School-University Collaboration for Service-Learning MS Word - Partnership is a recurring theme in education these days: partnerships between schools and communities, between colleges and nonprofit organizations, between high schools and elementary schools, and between K-12 and higher education systems. This Issue Paper describes the authors’ experiences as a professor and teacher involved in Project Connect, an ongoing collaborative service-learning project between preservice teachers at Western Washington University and 8th-grade students at Fairhaven Middle School in the Bellingham (Washington) Public School District. Learn the rationale for the project, how the project worked and outcomes for each set of students. Also included are recommendations for helping you create similar collaborations.(Angela Hardwood and Callie Underhill, Compact for Learning and Citizenship, Education Commission of the States, April 1999)...
Author: Angela Hardwood and Callie Underhill
Publisher: ECS

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