Posts by katlin

Feature Update: Goals

We’ve been listening to our users and the service learning community alike for our most exciting feature yet! Yesterday we went live with our goals feature allowing students to create an overall goal for their service learning project as well as individual goals throughout the duration of their project. Each goal also has a goal statement providing students the opportunity to clearly...

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4 Steps To A Successful Earth Day Service Learning Activity

Earth Day is coming up in just a couple weeks and we have found a great way for your school or campus to join in! This Earth Day instead of just talking about the importance of recycling let’s actually do something about it in our community. Did you know that each year we throw away enough plastic to circle the globe 4 times and that if we would just recycle this plastic we would use 88%...

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Feature Update: Impact Journal

We’ve done it again! Bright Impact released our new Impact Journal feature! The impact journal allows students to view their service learning impact in a journal format. Currently group impact is added to each group member’s journal along with individual types of impact such as reflections that have been marked as individual.  Students and instructors will also be able to filter their...

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8 Great Super Bowl Party Fundraisers

With the Super Bowl coming up on Sunday I thought I would share a few ways to turn your average Super Bowl Party into a service-learning fundraiser fit for everyone. Food is undoubtedly the second most important part of a Super Bowl party next to a big screen TV. So why not make fundraisers out of food?            Men love a good bowl of chili and everyone loves a good chili cook-off....

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7 Simple Ways to Serve on MLK Day 2013

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of our nation’s most inspiring civil rights leaders. At age 19 he began his work in ministry and at 24 years old he moved to Montgomery, Alabama where he held a major role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Martin Luther King Jr. was known to preach about love, justice, and peace. His words and ideals motivated individuals around the world to take action...

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