Lessons at each grade level introduce a common language of giving and serving and help youth understand the importance of civic responsibility.
Lesson Search by Grade Span
Grow Involved in Service
Introductory service-learning lessons related to Martin Luther King, Jr. with step-by-step lessons and a simple project idea.
Moments of Service Lessons
Themed teaching resources to support calendar events. Includes lesson plans, toolkits, project ideas, and more.
Guides designed for service coaches to support teachers and volunteers with resources, ideas, tips, and stories.
Monthly webinars designed to support leaders of youth in service. Provides timely information of the upcoming month of service, themed resources, and a forum for networking with other service leaders.
Each month, we post a new, simple and innovative service project for youth to do by themselves or with their family, school, or club.
Resources to educate youth about money management and philanthropic giving. Includes online games and "Money Smart Choices," an interactive website created for middle/high school students.
Environment Stewardship/Animal Welfare
A compilation of resources to teach young people about the critical subject of environmental stewardship.
"Paw Prints to Learning" teaching resources created with the ASPCA to educate young people about animal welfare and empower them to make a difference in animal's lives.
An early-childhood service-learning guide that goes step-by-step through the planning and management of an environmental service-learning project. Includes "The Green 100: One Hundred Service and Service-Learning Projects and Ideas."
Tools, resources, and information to guide students as they address the issues of disaster preparedness and relief.
Teaching resources created in collaboration with USA for UNHCR to teach about refugees and to empower youth to make a difference in the lives of some of the world's most vulnerable people.
A five-lesson unit introducing students to figures in history who resolved conflicts through peace and non-violence. Students make comparisons to their personal lives and local communities and learn strategies for resolving conflicts peacefully.
These teaching resources guide youth as they advocate for global issues related to women and children. Includes discussion guides for the "State of the World's Mothers" report released each year by Save the Children.
Exploring the World
Increase global competence by empowering youth to investigate global issues through five main themes:
Healthy Youth, Healthy Communities
A web-based service-learning and fundraising program that connects school-aged children from all socio-economic backgrounds to a world-wide network that encourages young people to get active in the fight against malaria. Additional forms.
Community & Responsible Citizenship
A national campaign that invites everyone, big and small, to take action and raise awareness for how to make the world a better place. Supports children's growing understanding that the actions they choose do make a difference to themselves and others.
Middle School units teach ten character traits based on content standards and philanthropy themes.
New anti-bullying curriculum for teachers, plus resources for teens and kids.
Along with this heartwarming video documentary, creative service-learning resources for grades 6-12 guide learners to create their own community stories of giving.
Be the Change
Foster the development of key life skills by empowering high school youth to make community connections in nine main areas: Core Values, Life Skills, Workplace Readiness, Democracy, Personal Health, Global Health, Environment, Homelessness, and Violence.