Infuse giving into academics

Infuse giving into academics
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Develop Skills and Knowledge

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Develop Skills and Knowledge

You can help your students develop effective communication and a philanthropy vocabulary!

This resource guide highlights activities you can do with your students or kids to develop the skills and knowledge of communication and listening. 


Connect what you're already teaching to issues kids care about

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This is Philanthropy and Service

Connect what you're already teaching to issues kids care about

You don’t have to adopt a new curriculum. Learning to Give's standards-aligned lessons inspire students to use their hearts and minds to impact their community and themselves.

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    Creative Community with Crayon Collection: In this unit, three lessons stand alone to involve students of different grade levels in a Crayon Collection that reuses crayons to promote art, recycling, and community collaboration.

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    Students reflect on the value of art in communicating feelings and culture, while taking part in service to the community. They teach an art lesson to young children to encourage self-expression. They plan an environmental service project that puts crayons in the hands of young children.

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    Students learn about the environmental effect of crayons and their own power to make an impact. Students collect gently used crayons from restaurants and other places in the community.

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    Students learn about the environmental effect of crayons and their own power to make an impact. Students collect gently used crayons from restaurants and other places in the community.

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    This unit of four lessons uses stories and video to illustrate the life of refugees. We compare refugees in World War II to refugees today. 

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    Tote Challenge
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    #ToteChallenge: Students investigate the problems caused by plastic shopping bags, then propose solutions they can take to address the problems.

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    Students gain understanding of philanthropy through literature, media and personal experiences. The students create and run a lemonade stand to raise funds for a local non-profit organization.

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    Beneficial Bees
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    Students explore bees as pollinators and learn about reasons their population numbers have been declining in recent years.  They write a letter or create a handout to teach others how to help bees through planting native species.

Plan Now, Stress Less Later

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Plan Now, Stress Less Later

Now is a great time to add service to your teaching calendar! View the calendar to find lessons, project ideas, and more for each month of the 2018-19 school year. All lessons are standards aligned. Learning to Give saves you time and helps you meet the requirements you need while empowering students to build and grow in community. 
 
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help improve student attitudes and school culture
empower students to see their value to society
increase student empathy and respect