Service Learning and Sustainability Summer Institute (Methoni, Greece)

Service Learning and Sustainability Summer Institute
Service Learning and Sustainability Summer Institute

Hours for Learning Activity:

24 learning hours

Date and Time:

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 9:00am to Monday, June 29, 2020, 12:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, February 28, 2020, 11:59pm


Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding what service learning is, and why all schools need a service learning program based on research.¬†
  • Knowledge of how to implement the standards of service learning in a current unit through engaging instructional strategies for learner agency.¬†
  • Know how to set up meaningful community partnerships for projects, sustainability and impact.

Enduring Understanding:

  • Service-learning provides meaningful learning opportunities to apply and develop skills, dispositions, knowledge and understanding with community for agency and impact.


Learning Outcomes

As a result of taking this workshop through interactive learning that will instruct on how to:

  • Discuss the imperative for sustainability education
  • Identify sustainability dispositions and examine their compatibility with personal educational philosophy and institutional values
  • Understand the Compass as a whole system thinking tool supporting sustainability habits of mind.
  • Explore the educational uses of systems thinking tools (behavior over time graphs, closed loop diagrams and the Iceberg Model)
  • Examine how sustainability perspectives and systems thinking tools can be integrated into teaching and learning¬†
  • Adapt unit/lesson plans to integrate sustainability perspectives and systems thinking tools

Enduring Understanding

Systems thinking enables educators to help their students develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to participate in a complex and interdependent world.


How to Register:


$1 200.00

Contact Email:

Contact Name:

Tara Barton