Learning to CARE
Education, Volunteering, and Community Service

by Dr. Patricia Mihaly Nabti
Association for Volunteer Services

Table of Contents

  About AVS vi
  About the Author vi
  Reviews vii
  Map of Lebanon xii
  Table of Contents  xiii
  Preface  1
  Chapter 1 Introduction  4
   
  Part 1: Background Information 9
  Chapter 2 Volunteering and Community Service  10
  Chapter 3 Education, Volunteering and Community Service  14
  Chapter 4 Power Centers 22
  Chapter 5 Building the Foundation 30
   
  Part 2: Six Service Options 43
  Chapter 6 Option 1: School-Sponsored Service Projects 44
  Chapter 7 Options 2: Extra-Curricular Clubs and Teams 56
  Chapter 8 Option 3: Service Incentive Programs 72
  Chapter 9 Option 4: Mandatory Service Programs 82
  Chapter 10 Option 5: Service-Learning  100
  Chapter 11 Option 6: Volunteering For Schools 118
   
  Part 3: For All Options  141
  Chpater 12 Hot to Plan and Implement a Project  142
  Chapter 13 General Guidelines for Effective Service  168
  Chapter 14 The Different Stakeholders  190
  Chapter 15 Conclusion: Making a Difference  208
     
  Appendices 215
  Appendix 1: Guest Articles 217
  School Education and Learning to Serve  218
  Volunteering with Your Family  222
  An Opportunity to Serve  224
  The Integration of Education and Learning 229
  Can Community Service Get You Into a University? 231
  Culture of Work: Volunteering  232
  Street Mural Project Guide 234
  School-Based Recycling: Why and How? 244
   
  Appendix 2: The Lebanese Educational System 
  Schools in Lebanon 250
  Public School Parent Councils  261
  Private School Parent Committees  269
  Curriculum Guidelines Relevant to Learning to CARE 278
   
  Appendix 3: General Information on Volunteering 
  What is Volunteering? 282
  Who Can Volunteer?  282
  Why Volunteer?  283
  How to Become a Volunteer?  284
  Types of Volunteering  285
  Seasons of Service 288
  Rights and Responsibilities of a Volunteer 290
   
  Appendix 4: Special Features 291
  Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets  292
  Five Action Strategies  294
  Learning Pyramid  295
  Millennium Development Goals  296
  Service Projects Based on the MDGs 297
  Youth & MDGs Report: Executive Summary 298
  Four Giraffe Heroes: People Who Stuck Their Necks Out  305
  Stone Soup Legend  314
  Helping a Butterfly 316
  Essentials of Brainstorming  317
  The Simplicity of Instruction Sheets  321
     
  Appendix 5: Service Learning 323
  Seven Elements of Quality Service-Learning  324
  Service-Learning Quadrant  325
  Service Learning Exercise - 10 Scenarios 326
  Wingspread Principles of Service-Learning 328
  Connections to Student Service-Learning  332
   
  Appendix 6: Lists  339
  Service Ideas for Individuals and Groups  340
  International Service Calendar  344
  Inspirational Quotations  349
   
  Appendix 7: Resources  355
  Printed Resources  356
  Internet Resources  359
  Online Libraries, Electronic Books, and Curricula 364
  Videos  366
   
  Appendix 8: Credits  367
  List of Pictures and Drawings 368
  List of Survey Schools 373

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