At a Glance: Service-Learning in K-12 Education
A dynamic online certificate of completion for K-12 classroom teachers
Service-learning is changing the way students approach their communities, and in turn, the way communities think about education. With service-learning projects, teachers can incorporate real-life experiences into their curriculum, engaging students in a deeper learning experience. Communities benefit from the connections as well. This program will help you design projects that incorporate and strengthen curriculum standards with learning opportunities.
As a member of this program, you will:
- Learn how to design and manage an effective Service-learning program
- Find resources in your community
- Engage all students in active learning
Upon completion, you will be able to develop service-learning resources in your community. You will know how to apply grade-level curriculum content to a community project. You will apply standards-based lessons in projects.
Who is this for?
This program is for K-12 teachers and administrators, community organizers, and anyone interested in developing more effective teaching skills around community development.
Service-learning is an important cornerstone in today's education systems and is standards-based. Effective service-learning facilitates stronger communities.
- Totally online
- 12 required credits
- Offered at graduate and undergraduate levels
Getting started for the Service-Learning Certificate of Completion at PSU is easy! You do not have to be admitted to PSU, if you take less than eight credits per term. There are no course prerequisites for the Service-Learning Certificate, and you can begin the enrollment process in a few simple steps:
- Register any term for classes. There is no formal admission for students taking less than 8 credits per term.
- Sign up for the Service-Learning mailing list to get the latest information on upcoming events and courses.
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