Tips for Working with Young Children (Pre-K – 2nd Grade)

By Iris Zeng Be excited about everything There will be times when a student doesn’t want to participate in an activity. Whether they’re refusing to read a book or pushing their carrots to the side, it can be difficult to persuade them to join the rest of the group or try a few pieces of … More Tips for Working with Young Children (Pre-K – 2nd Grade)

Project-Based & Direct Service: What’s the difference?

By Jordan Perras One of the best things about the Service-Learning Program is that every placement is unique. Considering the program includes courses that range from Software Development and Physical Therapy to Education and Advanced Chinese, this is unsurprising. You’ll never know exactly what your service experience will be like until you start serving at your … More Project-Based & Direct Service: What’s the difference?

ABCD: A Fundamental Philosophy in the Service-Learning Program

By Jordan Perras Northeastern is uniquely situated at the intersection of four incredibly diverse neighborhoods. As residents of Roxbury, the South End, Back Bay and Fenway, we have an opportunity to leave a positive impact in each of those communities. With the best of intentions, many students, myself included, come to Northeastern with preconceived notions … More ABCD: A Fundamental Philosophy in the Service-Learning Program

Checking in with Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly

By Megan Fowler Street Team member Megan Fowler chatted with Cynthia Wilkerson, program manager at Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly to learn more about the organization and its partnership with Service-Learning at Northeastern. LBFE has partnered with courses like Community Learning.  What does your organization do? Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly works with Boston residents ages 70 and over … More Checking in with Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly

Service-Learning at St. Stephen’s Youth Programs

By Iris Zeng During the spring 2016 semester, St. Stephen’s Youth Programs (SSYP) partnered with two Service-Learning at Northeastern courses: Community Learning and Child Intervention and Treatment. The organization provides young people from areas of Boston’s most disadvantaged communities with year-round, after school academic enrichment. The organization serves 850 young people in grades K—12+ and includes programming … More Service-Learning at St. Stephen’s Youth Programs