x2VOL Blog: Tracking Service Hours at your School

How reflections play a role in student development and service learning

Posted by x2VOL on Jul 20, 2021 11:25:01 AM

Student development outside of academic achievement has become a priority for schools across the country. Educators focus on student outcomes that revolve around social-emotional growth and skills development in addition to academics.

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Topics: service tracking, community service, service reflections, service learning, student service, student outcomes, student development

E-Guide: The Simple Way to Track Work-Based Learning, Service, and More

Posted by x2VOL on Jun 15, 2021 2:53:48 PM

Does your school recognize or require service? Have a work-based learning or internship requirement? Or maybe a Career and Technical Education program? The process to track, manage, and report on, those programs can be time-consuming. 

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Topics: service tracking, work-based learning, CTE, internship tracking, online service tracking

Tracking Internships and Work-Based Learning in x2VOL: An Interview with Brighton High School

Posted by x2VOL on Jan 19, 2021 12:00:00 PM

 

Brighton High School in Rochester, New York is dedicated to preparing students for their futures. With a robust internship and work-based learning program, school leaders are providing a means for students to gain skills, develop responsibility, and grow in addition to their classes. 

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Topics: service tracking, work-based learning, CTE, internship tracking

How Newark Academy Students Serve & Reflect During COVID-19

Posted by x2VOL on Jul 22, 2020 2:11:58 PM



School campus closures and transitioning to distance learning haven't stopped the students of Newark Academy from serving their community in powerful ways this past semester.

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Topics: volunteering, service tracking, community service, virtual service opportunities, virtual service, coronavirus service, q and a

How to Use Your Skills in Community Service

Posted by x2VOL on Apr 2, 2019 4:48:26 PM

Participating in community service is more than just a chore or something to check off the list. It can be an extremely transformative experience for students, opening their eyes to a whole new world outside of their day-to-day bubble. 

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Topics: volunteering, service tracking, community service, service reflections, service hour tracking, student, service, volunteer, how to engage students in service, engage students in service, service learning, volunteer ideas, community service ideas

Spring Break Community Service Ideas

Posted by x2VOL on Mar 11, 2019 3:00:00 PM

Spring break is the perfect time of year to spend time serving in your community. Whether it's through a week-long service project or time spent volunteering at a local nonprofit, this is a great time to volunteer. 

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Topics: volunteering ideas, volunteering, service tracking, community service, service hour tracking, student, service, volunteer, volunteer ideas, community service ideas, alternative spring break, spring break community service ideas

The Unspoken Reality of Falsified Service Hours

Posted by x2VOL on Mar 19, 2018 9:49:09 AM

It's a topic that is always discussed - preventing falsification of service hours. Paper forms and physical signatures make falsification tempting to many students in public and private schools. We'd like to believe that it's a rare occurrence but many service leaders know who they need to double check. 

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Topics: volunteering, service tracking, community service, preventing students from falsifying service hours, service hour tracking

The 2018 E-Guide to High School Service Tracking

Posted by x2VOL on Feb 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

There are a number of elements that go into creating a successful service learning program in your school! It can be challenging to engage students and inspire them to get out into the community and serve those around them. 

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Topics: service tracking, community service, eguide

Frequently Asked Questions about the Official Service Transcript™

Posted by x2VOL on Feb 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM


Have you been diligent in completing service hours throughout your high school career? Make sure you use these hours to benefit your future!

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Topics: service tracking, community service, official service transcript, frequently asked questions, official service transcript faq

Log Service Hours and Track Your Community Impact with x2VOL+

Posted by x2VOL on Jan 29, 2018 4:37:30 PM

Tracking personal volunteer hours is an important part of serving your community! With every hour and service experience you keep track of, you get to see your individual impact on the world. An easy way to do this is with x2VOL+ where you can set your personal volunteer goals, easily track the hours you’ve served, get your hours verified and more. x2VOL+ is a great resource for students whose school does not have x2VOL school-wide. 

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Topics: service tracking, x2VOL+, community service, official service transcript, x2VOLplus

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