Students demonstrate through a game that we are all connected and that others are affected by things that we believe only affect us. They read and review statistics that highlight the lower number of girls than boys who attend schools around the world. They identify the reasons for gender...
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Students read and learn about a group, IMPUHWE (means compassion in Kinyarwanda), that supports girls’ education in Rwanda. They compare and contrast attributes of school systems across the globe.
Students will be engaged in reflections of stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination related to elderly individuals. Students develop sensitivity to working in direct service projects with individuals who are elderly. Subsequently, students will also generate...
Learners will analyze literary characters in five European folktales, focusing particularly on strong female characters. They will analyze what small acts of kindness contribute to both the giver and receiver and determine a path of personal giving through random acts of kindness.
Through the three Suni folktales, "Mullah in the Turkish Bath," "Mullah’s Miracle" and "Three Fridays," learners analyze the power of folktales in teaching a lesson in generosity and proper behavior.
Students use journaling or role-playing to reflect on the benefits to the community of truthfulness and straightforward actions. They analyze traits and actions of someone who has built a "good reputation."
Using the example of Benjamin Franklin’s philanthropy, learners will research the work of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and analyze why their work cannot wholly be replicated by government.
In this lesson, students examine their typical diet for 24 hours. They analyze the nutritional content and discuss why diets differ by culture, region, and economics.
The learners analyze different examples from history of civic virtue and then select the characteristics they believe are most important for enduring citizen engagement....