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Islamic Awareness Month

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Islamic Awareness Month

 

October is Islamic Heritage Month - Through literature and discussion, we build awareness of the practices and contributions of people of Islamic, Muslim, or Middle Eastern cultures. 


Tools to help youth develop generosity and agency

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This is Philanthropy and Service

Tools to help youth develop generosity and agency

Learning to Give helps young people of all ages learn to use their voice and talent for good. From early childhood to young adulthood, they develop interests and skills for a better world. Our resources help families, educators, youth groups, and communities ...  

  • educate young people about the issues and strengths in our communities,
  • equip them with skills and connections, and,
  • empower them to take personal action for the common good.

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  • Unit: 
    Resolving Conflict with Respect
    Grades 
    9
    10
    11
    12

    Conflict happens in many situations and knowing the proper means to communicate and resolve issues can mitigate many problems. This lesson helps youth evaluate the roots of conflicts and methods on how to resolve conflict with respect.  

  • Unit: 
    Deliver Gratitude Day
    Grades 
    6
    7
    8

    This lesson focuses on the meaning and benefits of gratitude. Participants give examples of what people give up (opportunity cost) when they give philanthropically.

  • Unit: 
    GivingTuesday
    Grades 
    6
    7
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    10
    11
    12

    We define philanthropy and discuss the joy of giving, as well as various ways to give through nonprofits in the community.

  • Unit: 
    Bedtime Bags
    Grades 
    PreK
    K
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    In this one period lesson, students learn about people and children who are homeless and make bedtime bags for children in shelters as their service project. 

  • Unit: 
    Impact of Giving
    Grades 
    9
    10
    11
    12

    Learners investigate local and global hunger issues, and learn about nonprofits in the community. Through interviews, research, and videos, students create visual representations of facts and issues related to hunger.

  • Unit: 
    Doodle Stones
    Grades 
    K
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    In this one-period lesson, students examine the effects of using words as social action today and in history. They use words to communicate positively and build community within the school.

  • Unit: 
    Cultural Competence
    Grades 
    K
    1
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    This lesson explores the language of disability and the importance of asking people about themselves with curiosity rather than treating disabilities as taboo. We learn to use people-first language. 

  • Unit: 
    Cultural Competence
    Grades 
    K
    1
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    Young people explore demographics and definitions to better understand some of the disabilities of their peers. They discuss how we can support one another's unique expressions of self. 

  • Unit: 
    No Boundaries
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    K
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    We all want other people to understand us. In this lesson, youth learn about needs of differently-abled children in their school or community and take a step toward removing barriers. They raise awareness of ways to understand and show respect for people with disabilities through a service project. 

  • Unit: 
    No Boundaries
    Grades 
    6
    7
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    9
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    11
    12

    We're all the same in one basic way: We all want other people to understand us. In this lesson, youth learn about needs of differently abled children in their school or community and take a step toward removing barriers. They use the persuasive power of communication to raise awareness of ways to understand and show respect for people with disabilities through a service project. 

EVERYONE has something to give!

EVERYONE has something to give!
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empower civic engagement
nurture trust and belonging