Stages of Service Learning
Service-learning connects learning to needs in the community. Follow the steps in the process outlined here to make successful plans with your students.
7 Scientific Benefits of Helping Others
Volunteering your time, money, or energy to help others doesn’t just make the world better—it also makes you better. Studies indicate that the very act of giving back to the community boosts your happiness, health, and sense of well-being.
6 Invaluable Lessons You Learn from Volunteering
Volunteering is best known as an act done for the benefit of others, but that’s not to say you can’t take away a lesson or two along the way. These lessons could shed light on the principles of doing good, the community in need, and even yourself.
Volunteering and its Surprise Benefits
Volunteering can help you make friends, learn new skills, advance your career, and even feel happier and healthier. Learn how to find the right volunteer opportunity for you.
Can Random Acts of Kindness Increase Well-Being
Kindness is interesting, unlike an emotion such as happiness, or a feeling & action like gratitude, kindness is mostly a behavior or action. NOTE: Lots of good resources embedded in the article.
Why Social Learning Matters
“Allow yourself to learn from people, whoever they might be. Pay attention. Observe. Discuss. Doubt. Look for a deeper meaning. Read between the lines. We’re social beings who can only go forward from here.”