4 Ways to Boost Service Learning in Schools

By: Wayne D’Orio
12/08/2018 on Getting Smart

…Howlett remembers how students would dispute hours and her secretary would constantly be chasing down slips of paper from forgetful teenagers. Now, she and Loew both use x2VOL, an online platform to not only mark service hours but also collect reflections. Students can pull their service transcripts and records from the site and submit the information for college applications, Howlett says…Read full article here.

By |2018-12-13T19:58:07+00:00December 9th, 2018|Client Articles, intellivol, x2vol|

New Survey Shows Value Of Community Service In College Admissions

By Derek Newton
04/05/2018 on Forbes

…“We’ve known for some time that colleges strongly consider community service in admissions decisions,” Michele Pitman, the Founder & CEO, intelliVOL, maker of x2VOL, said. “We’ve just never really known how much of an influence it is – and so this is great news for students who now have the ability to demonstrate who they are outside of the classroom,” she said….Read full article here.

By |2018-10-24T19:54:47+00:00October 24th, 2018|Client Articles, x2vol|

Why Community Service Matters On College Apps

By Andrea Carter
04/11/2018 on Poets and Quants

…Michele Pitman, CEO and founder of intelliVOL, which is the creator of the tracking platform x2VOL, says she launched the service because she believes the future of admissions is colleges requiring a record of applicants’ community involvement just as they do transcripts to verify GPA and SAT scores. “More and more colleges are looking for ways to get a clearer picture of a student’s fit at their school,” she says…Read full article here.

By |2018-04-16T20:34:03+00:00April 16th, 2018|Client Articles, x2vol|

Cedar Grove High School introduces service initiative

By Owen Proctor
12/07/2017 on NewJersey.com

…Through x2VOL, students can find service opportunities, receive reminders, and track their progress against the goals via their digital dashboard…Read full article here.

By |2017-12-15T00:00:36+00:00December 14th, 2017|Client Articles, x2vol|

Community Service: An Overlooked Measure of Personal Growth and Predictor of College Success

By Michele Pitman, Guest Contributor
11/21/2017 on MDR Education

…I developed x2VOL with the belief that through service students experience personal growth that can be quantified. This may not be a direct cause-effect relationship, but the number of hours students serve and their reflections about that service can be an indicator of personal growth…Read full article here.

By |2017-11-28T20:56:24+00:00November 27th, 2017|Client Articles, x2vol|

Making Service Learning More Than Service

Guest Column by Dennis Pierce
04/12/2017 on EdTech Digest

…“It is enormously difficult to make students tell you anything personally significant about their community service,” says Michele Pitman, who created the platform, x2VOL… Read full article here.

By |2017-09-29T20:57:23+00:00April 12th, 2017|Client Articles, x2vol|

x2VOL Improves Tracking of NHS Service Hours

By Matthew Lynch
03/17/2017 on The Edovcate

…With more than 14 million approved hours recorded via this online system, x2VOL is the most widely used service tracking platform in K-12 education…Read full article here.

By |2017-06-23T23:42:42+00:00March 17th, 2017|Client Articles, x2vol|

Guilford County Schools Adopts New Service Learning Management Tool

By Leila Meyer
09/14/16 on THE Journal

Guilford County Schools in North Carolina is implementing a new app for students to track their service learning hours. Read full article here.

By |2016-09-19T06:19:28+00:00September 19th, 2016|Client Articles, x2vol|

Guilford Co. Schools Get x2VOL to Track Service Learning

GREENSBORO — Guilford County Schools students who had issues with an app to track their service learning hours are getting a new tool this school year.
Watch news story here.

By |2017-09-29T20:57:24+00:00September 1st, 2016|Client Articles, x2vol|

Article: Using Software for Making Student Service Manageable

An effective service-learning program can help students learn important Christian values. But service-learning programs often have many aspects to manage, making them challenging to oversee.

Read the article in Christian School Products magazine.

x2VOL by intelliVOL Named Finalist for REVERE Awards in Education from Association of American Publishers

DALLAS, Texas—May 11, 2015—x2VOL by intelliVOL has been named a finalist for the 2015 REVERE Awards, an annual awards program from the Association of American Publishers’ PreK-12 Learning Group. Click to Tweet.

x2VOL simplifies the management, verification and reporting of student service programs. As a finalist for the highly respected REVERE Awards, x2VOL was recognized as one of the five best Supplemental Resources for Social-Emotional and Character Education in 2015. (Click here to learn how x2VOL helped spur community service for one Texas high school.)

Read release on Businesswire.

By |2015-05-14T21:15:08+00:00May 11th, 2015|award, intelliVOL press releases|