The purpose of this lesson is to identify the essence of an imperfect world and the rationale for why the world needs improvement.
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Unit: Tikkun Olam (Private-Religious)
Unit: Friends Helping Friends to Prevent Bullying
Learners define bullying and describe what bullying behavior looks and feels like. In contrast, they experience the feelings of being helpful and nice to peers when they need it.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To introduce students to the differences between businesses and nonprofit organizations and key terms used in each sector.
Unit: Hands On Philanthropy: A High School Course at Kentucky Country Day School
To develop the course’s vehicle for grantmaking funds to be secured and accessed by students and to identify partners (inside the school and out) that will assist with the success of a Hands On Philanthropy course.
This lesson covers the groundwork for the creation of the...
Unit: Nonprofits in Our World and Community (3-5)
Students will investigate key local and national nonprofit organizations by researching their histories, services, and target populations.
Unit: Project on Poverty and Homelessness at Sea Crest School
Students explore how charity and philanthropy address hunger and poverty.
Unit: From Passion to Career: Leadership Paths
Students examine the personal stories of various nonprofit leaders and relate them to the six Career Pathways. Students will discuss the ways that careers change throughout an individual's life as they pursue their passions. Students will also use the concept of passion to career to plan a...
Students read and analyze different leadership types and then create a visual presentation about a "servant leader" who puts the needs of those served first. They may explore the rich Our State of Generosity website to read about...
Unit: From Struggle to Success
Students follow the example of philanthropists who impacted their community by cooperating rather than competing. Students identify their own giving passions and cooperate with each other and a community organization to plan a project. Examples of "cooperative philanthropists" are taken from the...
Unit: We Are Partners in the Work of Creation (Tikkun Olam) (Private-Religious)
In this lesson the learners will be introduced to some of the individuals/Heroes whose acts of tikun olam provide important models. Having developed a better understanding of tikun olam based upon Sefer Yetzirah and other classical and modern sources on the topic of how the...