SERVICE-LEARNING PROJECT COMPONENTS

Service-Learning Component

Important Questions

to Ask

Evidence from Project

PREPARATION

How did the teacher prepare the students for the service-learning activity?

How was a needs assessment involved in designing the project?
ACTION

What specific group or organization benefited from the project? How?

REFLECTION

(Link to Core Ethical Values)

What specific activities helped the participants to reflect on the learning gained from the project?

What core ethical values did it promote?

CELEBRATION

How did the school recognize the efforts of the participants?

Was the community involved?

STUDENT INPUT

To what degree did the students have a voice in choosing and implementing the project?

GENUINE NEED

How did the project address an identified need in the community?

CONNECTION TO LEARNING

How was the project connected to the curriculum?

What skills or knowledge did it reinforce?

PARTNERSHIPS

How did the project involve a specific interaction with the members of the community?