Service-learning is a teaching method that combines meaningful service to the community with curriculum-based learning. Students improve their academic skills by applying what they learn in school to the real world; they then reflect on their experience to reinforce the link between their service and their learning. — Maryland State Dept. of Education
Service-Learning is a form of experiential learning where students apply academic knowledge and critical thinking skills to address genuine community needs.-Pamela and James Toole, 1994, Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction
Lead2Feed is a free leadership program that nurtures a new generation of leaders while working on any community need. Throughout the Lead2Feed lessons, hunger is the example used. Replace hunger with your chosen focus area. Each year, student teams compete for a chance to win grants for their schools and clubs.
The Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program is the nation’s leading and fastest growing free leadership program, attracting more than a million students in 5,000 schools and clubs across all 50 states. Aligned to standards and 21st century skills, Lead2Feed is making a huge difference in participants’ lives and the programs they create.
To start bringing learning to life – register today for free access to the Lead2Feed lessons and a variety of rich resources. Teacher and student lessons are complete and ready to use. By working through the lessons, students are empowered to design and implement a service project.