Learners examine their lives and ambitions and identify acts of “everyday philanthropy.” They come to better understand their personal traits and the impact these might have on their personal philanthropic involvement.
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Unit: Helping Children Learn
Through teaming with younger children, learners will determine the meaning of unfamiliar words in context and use encouragement to help others learn to read. They will determine how their acts are a form of community capital as they build trust with their younger learners.
Unit: Foundations and You
This lesson introduces the definition of philanthropy as giving or sharing time, talent or treasure for the common good and its importance to and effects on the community.
Unit: Take a Stand on Bullying
Students learn about the different roles people take in the cycle of bullying. They share their observations about bullying situations and discuss why taking action to address bullying behavior is good for the community.
Using the radio broadcast "This I Believe" as a model, students create visual or audio statements of their beliefs about volunteering and serving. Each presentation communicates the culture, experiences, and motivations that influence the learner's attitude about service. After presenting their...
Unit: Protect Your Melon
In this lesson learners will review and utilize the knowledge of bicycle safety procedures through their service-learning activity of informing students and community about bicycle safety and constructing a bicycle safety course.