Problem-Solving is an innovative approach to service-learning that empowers youth to develop and act on their own ideas for addressing issues they care about. The following documents explain the problem-solving approach, as presented at the 2016 National Service Learning Conference.

3-Page Summary

Gives a brief overview of problem-solving, including a variety of project ideas. Download here.

Educators' Guide

A 12-page manual including detailed lesson-plans and tips for each part of the problem-solving process. Download here.

Solution Square

A simple worksheet to help youth organize their ideas for addressing social issues. Reference the Educator's Guide or the video on our "Tips" page for more information. Download here.

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