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District Resources

If you need resources for your Service-Learning, don't forget those available to you right here in the Duluth Public Schools.

SchoolCenter Picture 

The Service-Learning Duluth office
 and staff have recently re-located.
 Please contact Jim Arndt at Denfeld
 or Cyndi Venberg at Lowell to access
 our many print resources, books, and children's stories available for teachers.
 See the Contact Us page to get in
 touch with one of our staff.

SchoolCenter Picture

The Box is a resource containing nine binders: one binder specific to each
 of the Standards for Quality Practice
 and one binder highlighting the basics
 of Service-Learning. It is chalk-full of
 ideas, activities, reflections,
 evaluations, worksheets, and other resources. One is available at every
school. Check with your school's SL Teacher Rep.

SchoolCenter Picture A copy of The Complete Guide to
 Service-Learning by Cathryn Berger
Kaye is available at every school. Organized by topic area and grade,
 it has countless ideas for project development as well as book reviews
 for classroom literature. Check with
your SL Teacher Rep to locate the
copy in your school.

Web Resources

Click the links below to visit
 Service-Learning related
resources on the web.

National Service-Learning

The largest collection of resources
on Service-Learning in the world,
his website features topics for
educational institutions, students,
and communities adopting Service-
Learning practices. A vast library
of print materials can be borrowed
 by Learn and Serve America
 grantees at no cost.
 There are also many free electronic
documents available to anyone.

MN Department of

The Minnesota Department of
 Education is a major supporter
of Service-Learning lesson designs
. Their website is full of great
resources that can help with
your Service-Learning planning.

Project Learning Tree

This is a great resource for
environmental project ideas and
 contains whole sections on Service-
Learning! Project Learning Tree®
 (PLT) is an award-winning, multi-
disciplinary environmental
education program for educators
 and students in PreK-grade 12.
 It is a program of the American
 Forest Foundation and is one of the
 most widely-used environmental
 education programs in the United
States and abroad. PLT continues
 to set the standard for
environmental education excellence.


This is a wonderful resource for
 teachers interested in Service-
Learning projects related to water-
shed management and awareness.
The site contains project ideas and
volunteer opportunities as well as
curriculum. It also has extensive
 information to raise awareness
about current issues facing local
streams and water-sheds.
Note the featured maps and
 information for each stream
 in the Duluth area.

Cathryn Berger Kaye's

Cathryn Berger Kaye is a renowned
 speaker, author, and national
Service-Learning consultant.
books and other resources that

Generator School Network

The GSN is a social network of
schools and staff passionate about
 to learn from others and improve
their own Service-Learning practice

Members of the GSN are able to
 both by NYLC and the larger
Service-Learning community.

EarthEcho International

EarthEcho International is a
non-profit organization founded by
 siblings Philippe and Alexandra
Cousteau in honor of their father,
 son of the famous Jacques Cousteau.
 EarthEcho's mission is to empower
 youth to take action that restores
and protects the water planet.
 The site contains links to several
service-learning action guides and