National Level Resources
"Bringing Learning to Life" - Learn and Serve America's video promoting service-learning is available through their National Service-Learning Clearinghouse.
State Level Resources
Service-Learning Brochure – A brief overview of service-learning basics.
Service-Learning 101 – A detailed power point intended to introduce the audience to service-learning - great for trainings and professional development.
MSDE Service-Learning Guidelines – A brief description of the guidelines that service-learning projects in Maryland are subject to.
Service-Learning Professional Development Institute 2005 Plenary Power Point – This power point introduces and highlights key information in the MSDE Service-Learning Guidelines. Click here for the power point version.
Preparation, Action, Reflection – A brief overview of the cornerstone of implementing effective, meaningful service-learning projects.
Middle School Service-Learning Instructional Framework – This contains several helpful documents aimed at implementing effective service-learning in the middle school. It also includes a variety of projects and ideas to get you and your students started.
Training Toolbox: A Guide to Service-Learning Training (Part I) – This contains the training guides for service-learning professional development with differentiation for time sensitive workshops.
Training Toolbox: Appendix (Part II) – This contains a variety of instructional materials, worksheets, and activities meant for classroom and professional development use! Excellent materials for preparing students for service-learning, including “The Baby Story, “The World in Pretzels”, and “Hunger Awareness Quiz”.
Local School System Resources