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2020 Service-Learning Symposium: Should I Stay, or Should I Go? Pedestrian Safety in Children

Explore digital presentations by College of Coastal Georgia faculty and students related to their service-learning collaborative work for Fall 2019 or Spring 2020

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Should I Stay, or Should I Go?  Pedestrian Safety in Children

Authors: Dakota Ellis, Emily Fiveash, Staci Gardell, Desiree Tucker, and Kiyo Yamada 

Faculty Supervisors: Julianne Temple, MSN, APRN, CPNP, RN and Lydia Watkins, DNP, MSN, BSN

Community Partner: Glynn County Schools

Abstract:

For our service-learning project, we set up a faux roadway intersection, with a road made of a black tablecloth, and a working toy traffic light. Volunteers wore images of cars and represented traffic, while others had to apply the safety rules that were taught in order to cross the road safely. Red light-Green light was also played. It reiterated the meaning of traffic signals in a fun interactive activity after correctly crossing the “street.”