Title

Community Problem Solving Works for Middle Level Students

Department

Secondary and Middle Grades Education

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-2002

Abstract

Describes benefits of service learning for middle school students. Describes the Community Problem Solving (CPS) Program, a competitive program in which students use the creative problem- solving process to identify community problems and develop and implement solutions. Differentiates community problem solving from other service learning initiatives. Maintains that CPS is important for the future of the communities and their children.

Journal

Middle School Journal

Journal ISSN

0094-0771

Volume

34

Issue

1

First Page

5

Last Page

12

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1080/00940771.2002.11495335