are you really helping?

are you really helping?

Skill development should be a part of service-learning to ensure that students build and strengthen the community. Read more…

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could purpose deter prosociality?

could purpose deter prosociality?

Would you stop to help someone in a car accident if you were on your way to something important? Working towards purpose might deter prosociality. Read more…

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making meaning of trauma

making meaning of trauma

Individuals may find meaning and a purpose in life after experiencing a trauma. Read more…

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service-learning guides purpose

service-learning guides purpose

Just as a compass guides its user in the right direction, participation in service-learning may help students find their purpose. Read more…

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purpose and identity

purpose and identity

Just as a map is a tool to find one’s destination, identity formation may direct youth to their purpose in life. Read more…

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internalizing values trumps external rewards

internalizing values trumps external rewards

Stressing the importance of empathy and care for others in the classroom can help to strengthen prosocial behavior. Read more…

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the art of service-learning

the art of service-learning

The use of art in service-learning may be influential in developing purpose. Read more…

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feeling bad can be good

feeling bad can be good

Negative emotions during service-learning experiences may be beneficial to your life purpose. Read more…

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strengthening purpose online

strengthening purpose online

Visiting purpose-relevant websites may strengthen purpose. Go to our links page to see for yourself, or read more…

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service matters

Service-learning may require many hours of work, but can help students to see their impact on others. Read more…

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