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.
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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.
Having formulated an initial opinion on whether or not today's Americans exhibit civic virtue, hold a debate to defend their positions and analyze those of others.
The students read and interpret and analyze various points of view. They discuss benefits of philanthropy, including justice, common good, fulfillment, and empowerment....
Learners will analyze the importance of allowing all citizens the opportunity to contribute to the common good and will identify needs and resources to set up and maintain a service learning project.
Students will see an example of philanthropy in Native American culture in literature. They will then analyze their own special gifts or talents and determine how the family can gain from them.