Bringing Teaching and Learning to the Local Community

Educators from across the U.S. and well beyond gathered at CWI’s Summer EAST and WEST Institutes on Place Based Service-Learning. Our collective goal: to make community based learning a core experience for all of our students.

service learningIt’s been a powerful year full of important work with educators and schools across the U.S. and well beyond. Our first CWI-Korean Institute in Seoul was a great success. And, in Los Angeles at CWI’s Summer WEST Institute we worked in the streets of LA’s rapidly changing and gentrifying downtown, with our teacher participants practicing new skills with Collaborative Ethnography—aimed at understanding how to explore local communities. At our Summer EAST Institute we did similar field work in Winooski, Vermont, a struggling former mill town with a story to unfold, including now serving as a primary refugee resettlement location. learn more l subscribe to cwi’s e-news

 

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