Student Empowerment Fair - Project Based Service Learning Unit
Here's a simple definition for service learning with details and resources for planning a unit.
So many ideas for community service in the classroom in this blog post. Math-A-Thon, Soap Drive, Trike-A-Thon. Lots of ways for classroom teachers to help kids give back.
Service Learning for Kids from She Lives Free
Community Service Books that Encourage Kids (+ FREE Study Unit Resources)
Resources for Service-Learning: Service-Learning: Programs: Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning: Indiana University Bloomington
kids can make motivational labels on water bottles as a service project for others
Examples and stories of Kids Doing Community Service; great ideas for service learning projects for families, schools, scouts.
There is an organization dedicated to research related to service learning. If you are interested there is a conference in September.
Empty Bowls Hunger Service Learning Project