Ellie Clin, this week’s Educator of the Week, led her students through an inquiry-based accessibility study that culminated in a service learning project. Her students went door-to-door selling low-cost ramps that make single-step storefronts wheelchair-accessible. Ellie is a first-grade teacher at the Grove Community School in Toronto. Learn more about Ellie by reading her blog or reaching out to her on twitter. You’ve said that you … Continue reading Educator Spotlight: First Graders Take On Community Accessibility
I have a challenge for all of you young people out there: I challenge you to take a good close look at your community and find some way to make an impact, either locally, globally, or both!
It could be as simple and local as planting a flower garden in old Mrs. Smith’s backyard or as large and global as organizing a bake sale at a local church to raise funds for the victims of the New Zealand earthquake. I guarantee whatever helpful idea you come up with will be much appreciated and it will give you that warm fuzzy feeling that comes from the completion of a good deed.