Archive for March, 2010

Bio-Diversity – who cares?!

Clearing up confusion about biodiversity with a ‘field trip’ to the planter box. And a little TAP trouble clearing up (unlike the weather).

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NYLC: Creativity, Service Learning and PBL

Sir Ken Robinson presents the case for creativity woven into the fabric of our organizations.

Continue Reading March 27, 2010 at 4:33 PM 11 comments

NYLC Conference: Interrobang “Missions”

Let’s start with where young people are – social networking, video gaming and interested in making a difference in the real world, using their particular talents. This could be the way to structure it….

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National Youth Leadership Conference Coolness!

Service Learning – a vital part of project-based learning…

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TAP: Get heard by politicians and corporations!

How to take EFFECTIVE, letter-writing action, from the pros…

Continue Reading March 27, 2010 at 1:33 PM 1 comment

TAP at National Youth Leadership Conference!

Got invited on a press pass to this amazing-sounding conference about service learning at the last minute. Whoa, starts tomorrow. Check out the kinds of things they do at

I’ll be blogging about what’s hot in the world of service learning meets science. Stay tuned for ADVENTURE. Well, as much adventure as you can get while staying with your mother in law (whom I love).


March 23, 2010 at 7:56 PM Leave a comment

“I can’t believe I’m HIV positive!”

With a real-world scenario, students learn why good internet research can be a life-or-death skill.

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Sex ed contd: questions and misconceptions

Misconceptions of conception, lots of kids know less about sex than they think!

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Stories in vital statistics about sex!

Using national and local survey data to interest kids in sex! And as a way to discuss data bias and survey design.

Continue Reading March 12, 2010 at 11:10 AM Leave a comment

23. From inspiration to action! Missions, Timelines, Action Plans and GO!

Inspired by shouting out project objectives, we translate flow charts into organized action with timelines and shopping lists on steroids…

Continue Reading March 11, 2010 at 10:13 AM 2 comments

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