Anabaptist Education and Service

Endnotes

1 Examples of reasons for doing voluntary service in public educational contexts can be found on the popular website CollegeBoard.com. (http://www.collegeboard.com/student/plan/high-school/7813.html#content#content), and the Learn and Serve website.  Learn and Serve America is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, an independent federal agency created to connect Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to give back to their communities and their nation.  http://www.learnandserve.gov/about/lsa/index.asp).  See also President Obama’s “United We Serve” initiative at (http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/President-Obama-Unveils-United-We-Serve-Calls-on-All-Americans-to-Commit-to-Meaningful-Volunteer-Service-in-Their-Daily-Lives/), and at www.serve.gov.

2 http://www.learningandteaching.info/learning/dissonance.htm

3 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0742051X07000649

4 http://www.learning-theories.com/situated-learning-theory-lave.html

5 The Barna Research Group, Ltd. is an independent marketing research company located in southern California.  Since 1984, it has been studying clutural trends related to values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviors.  Barna Research web site is www.barna.org.

6 Hughes, Fergus P., Child Development (St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1988). p. 207

7 http://www.thomasarmstrong.com/multiple_intelligences.htm

8 http://www.funderstanding.com/content/brain-based-learning

9 Caine & Caine, Renate and Geoffrey, Making Connections: Teaching and the Human Brain (Palo Alto, CA: Dale Seymour Publications. 1994)