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Sustainable Summer was recently featured in Parent Map Magazine in an article by Joanna Nesbit entitled Global Teens: Finding the Right Summer Abroad Program. The article discusses important considerations like group size, focus, risk management, meaningful service, and other factors that parents should consider when selecting a summer abroad program for teens. I’ve addressed many […]

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What is service learning?

Many people are familiar with the term “service learning,” which, at least in an international context, is perhaps best understood as “voluntourism” or volunteering abroad with an explicitly educational bent. However, most people aren’t familiar with the term “learning service.” This post will explore the question, “What is service learning?” by attempting to reimagine a […]

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How To Choose a High School Service Trip

In my previous two posts, on the Truth About Service Learning and the Problems and Controversies of Volunteering Abroad, I discussed some of the issues and inconvenient truths associated with many students’ inherent desires to travel abroad to “do good” on a high school service trip. Some of the issues I focused on include: The reality […]