A Service Project for Those Less Fortunate

Always stay engaged. Tell your students what you are doing and why you are doing it. Tell them they need to practice at least 21 times if they want to remember a skill.  Remind them if they can hook onto something they already know, they are more likely to remember it. 

We even get involved in social services.  Martin Luther King Day is also the National Day of Community Service. I came up with an idea of having a food drive for a local food bank. They looked at me like I was nuts. But when I finished telling them about my idea, they decided they liked it. They realized there are people worse off than they are. Who would have guessed it, but these prisoners took on this project, and ran with it!

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