Fighting Against Single Stories Through Service-Learning

Written by Service-Learning Team Manager, Anika Krause Education in the Community was my first introduction to service-learning. It was my very first class on my very first day of my freshman year, and I’ve been hooked ever since. Education in the Community was the first class I was an S-LTA for and, this past semester, … More Fighting Against Single Stories Through Service-Learning

#CapturingCommunity Kieran Collier

  Role within service-learning: Community Partner-Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA at 826 Boston How are your values expressed through your community engagement and service-learning work? There’s no “one way” to volunteer. In the past we’ve had S-L students tutor high schoolers during their school day, work with elementary school students on creative writing in after-school programs, … More #CapturingCommunity Kieran Collier

#CapturingCommunity Benjamin Saint-Fort

  Role within service-learning: Tutor with 826 Boston Service-Learning course: ENGW1111 Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Describe how you entered this community. Service-Learning found me. I went to class on the first day and learned that I would be doing service for my English class. What is one thing everyone should … More #CapturingCommunity Benjamin Saint-Fort

Revisiting Service

by Street Team member Tyler Nicholson Before I became a member of the Street Team, I took a Service-Learning (S-L) First-Year Writing course. My classmates and I served at the John D. O’Bryant Math and Science Academy through 826 Boston’s Writer’s Room and worked with students grades 9-12 on their literature assignments. Being in that … More Revisiting Service

Chris Featherman uses his First-Year Writing course as a vehicle to explore literacy issues

By Megan Fowler Street Team member Megan Fowler sat down with First-Year Writing faculty members Chris Featherman and Bret Keeling to talk about how Service-Learning is integrated into two different sections of the same course. Professor Featherman’s students serve as writing tutors in the John D. O’Bryant School of Math & Science Writer’s Room, a space run by … More Chris Featherman uses his First-Year Writing course as a vehicle to explore literacy issues

Tutoring Tips Tuesday: Tyler Nicholson

Many of the community needs in Boston center around the city’s youth and the desire for additional academic support. As such, a significant number of service-learning students are engaged in service that involves tutoring at after or in-school programs throughout the city. Building resources for our students to use so that they can serve confidently is an … More Tutoring Tips Tuesday: Tyler Nicholson

Tutoring Tips Tuesday: Jonathan Miller

Many of the community needs in Boston center around the city’s youth and the desire for additional academic support. As such, a significant number of service-learning students are engaged in service that involves tutoring at after or in-school programs throughout the city. Building resources for our students to use so that they can serve confidently is an … More Tutoring Tips Tuesday: Jonathan Miller

Tutoring Tips Tuesday: Mike Pasqua

Many of the community needs in Boston center around the city’s youth and the desire for additional academic support. As such, a significant number of service-learning students are engaged in service that involves tutoring at after or in-school programs throughout the city. Building resources for our students to use so that they can serve confidently is an … More Tutoring Tips Tuesday: Mike Pasqua

First-Year Writing Students Simulate Service Experiences Using Marshmallows

By S-LTA Katie Elliot On the Thursday before Spring Break, First-Year Writing Students got their hands powdery while building structures to express important parts of their life using marshmallows and toothpicks. This was part of a Service-Learning reflection activity for a class partnered with the 826 Boston Writer’s Room at the John D. O’Bryant School … More First-Year Writing Students Simulate Service Experiences Using Marshmallows

Tutoring Tips Tuesday: Jeremey McDavid

Many of the community needs in Boston center around the city’s youth and the desire for additional academic support. As such, a significant number of service-learning students are engaged in service that involves tutoring at after or in-school programs throughout the city. Building resources for our students to use so that they can serve confidently is an … More Tutoring Tips Tuesday: Jeremey McDavid