Engaging Hearts & Minds

In this climate of high-stakes testing and fast-paced teaching, inviting student passion into the classroom can be difficult. Where do we find the time? How do we do it without compromising required academics? Can we find projects that actively involve and engage all students?Last year, I found a powerful answer to these concerns: A student-initiated service learning project that contributed to our community while deeply engaging all the children in their learning.
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