Here’s an interesting New York Times article on a Middle School teacher in Quincy, Massachusetts, who inspires his students to “save the world.” It reminds me of the Sacred Heart 8th grade “Making History” project, which serves as the culmination of our Middle School service learning curriculum. In Theology class, 8th graders choose a cause of interest, complete research, roll up their sleeves and affect positive change. Previous students have created a foundation to educate girls around the world, created and led the annual CSH blood drive and served so many other institutions and individuals in need.
Ron Adams and his class at Broad Meadows Middle School in Quincy, Mass.
Published: December 11, 2012
In 2005, I visited the main public library in my hometown of Quincy, Mass., south of Boston. I was there to speak about my new novel for middle school students. After…
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