Service Learning and Volunteerism

Service learning is a teaching method that combines community service with academic advancement. Learn about civic responsibility while participating in organized community service activities that respond to local needs.

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A skill is like a key to your mind. Don't find it just to use it once, use it to open many doors to new worlds

Eazy Price MCC 101 Honors class

I had hoped going into the volunteer program to be able to learn new things that I could incorporate in my classroom and I did, I learned patience, I learned understanding, and I learned a higher form of caring for all children.

EDU253, Children with Exceptionalities

If it was not for this assignment, I would never have taken the step forward to give it a try.

EDU253, Children with Exceptionalities

The service learning option should not be optional. Students have much more to gain from the hands on experience than taking a final exam.

EDU253, Children with Exceptionalities

A person can learn a lot from classroom discussions and reading textbooks, but it is when that person is actively involved in what he or she is learning when it makes the biggest difference of all.

EDU253, Children with Exceptionalities

I received the experience of what it is like to be a teacher in a special education classroom and how much hard work it takes to keep the children focused. I personally needed this interaction because it was unfamiliar territory to me.

EDU253, Children with Exceptionalities

I would definitely recommend that future students choose to do some kind of service learning because it was an amazing experience. You are exposed to new things, new people, and have so much fun doing it.

EDU253, Children with Exceptionalities