Students can learn the value of service and their ability to make a difference; classroom learning is enhanced and they become lifelong volunteers. Agencies and schools gain invaluable people-power, fresh ideas and energy, and client needs are met. Reflection ensure that student learning objectives are met.
In your role as a community partner supervisor, it is essential that you help students reflect on their experiences - help them think critically about what they are doing, why it is important, and what it means.
The following are a few examples of how you can help students reflect: