Service-Learning in Dartmouth Public Schools

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Jacob Miller


Service-learning is a proven teaching and learning method that increases student success. This proposal for the Dartmouth, MA school district serves as a case study and example for how other districts can implement service-learning. First, I introduce service-learning as a pedagogy, leading into a discussion about the issues surrounding learning engagement and citizenship. I finish the piece with challenges, two policy alternatives with a final recommendation, and a discussion around lessons learned. Service-learning has proven benefits to the school and its community. This recommendation and research done for the Dartmouth Public Schools can be used as a national example for how college students in service-learning courses can assist school districts in adopting this pedagogy.

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Miller, J. (2014). Service-Learning in Dartmouth Public Schools. Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning & Community-Based Research, 3, 1–8.
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