Service learning’s ripple effect: Millennials and public service
Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that “integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities.” Today, it has reached classrooms from kindergarten through college and beyond. But it got off the ground in the early ‘90s, which means that Millennials and service learning came of age together.
Young ‘social citizens’ profiled
Though labeled ‘the quiet generation,’ people ages 15 to 29 engage in social activism and reach unprecedented audiences through digital technology, a new report says.
Generations seen as equally generous
Counter to what many believe, younger people are just about as generous as older people, although their motivations for giving may differ, a new report says.