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SummerWEST 15—Participants "Who We Are"

This is a "discussion" for describing "who you are", what you hope to accomplish and connections you are hoping to make at Summer WEST 15

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Research on Service-Learning

Current research on service-learning: discussion; link; resources; and ideas

13 discussions

Recommended Articles and Publications

Recommend noteworthy publications for educators.

19 discussions

CWI Member Project Descriptions

Descriptions and narratives of CWI member projects and curriculum. Please include photos if you have them.

5 discussions

Urban to Rural Environmental: Parks, Cityscapes, and More

Share ideas and resources for involving students and schools in understanding, preserving, and reinvigorating the life and landscape of the city and the rural.

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Raine Sillito is now a member of Community Works Institute (CWI)
Sep 6
Mike Antos is now a member of Community Works Institute (CWI)
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Current LA: Water

Hi All. For those of you focussed on the LA Riverlore and living locally, here is a link to the Current LA Water (LA's Public Art Biennial): Many of the projects relate to the LA River and/or are sited along it. I highly recommend watching Kerry Tribe's "Exsquisite Corpse" - "a 51-minute film that traces the 51-mile LA River from its origin in the San Fernando Valley to its terminus at the Pacific Ocean," screening nightly at…See More
Aug 11
Michele Jaquis is now a member of Community Works Institute (CWI)
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Comprehension and Collaboration: Inquiry Circles in ActionStephanie Harvey and Harvey DanielsAvailable Amazon. I recommend considering new edition which will have updated suggestions on technology; the edition I have (2008) still refers to library carts! Provides rationale, sets of 25 lessons to build skills in the above. Usable K-12 and beyond.Incredible resource.When a Butterfly Sneezes....picture book resources and activities for systems thinking.short, sweet, simple.Linda Booth Sweeney    …See More
Aug 3
Rosemary Wheeler liked Karlyn K. Fox's discussion Student Voice-Small Group Discussion
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"Here's the link: Citizen Science toolkit"
Aug 3
Amy Somchanhmavong posted a status
"Thanks Paula for the presentation. I appreciate your passion and energy. Citizen Science was mentioned so like to share this toolkit."
Aug 3
Profile IconMarissa Magdalena Sykes, Amy Somchanhmavong, Nicole Lafave and 1 more joined Community Works Institute (CWI)
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"During our activity outside, I mentioned Augusto Boal, Theatre of the Oppressed. Here's a book: Games for Actors and Non-Actors."
Aug 3
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Student Voice-Small Group Discussion

Student Voice: Identify several examples of service-projects from within the group where student voice could be improved          Goal set by the adult         Annual service eventsEstablished partnershipsNeed driven  What can hold adults (or students) back from increased Student Voice?Traditional service projects in which the student researches and observes and then they establish the need (but objective is already established)Time = major constraintBehavioral challenges;…See More
Aug 2

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