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...
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Unit: From Passion to Career: Leadership Paths
Unit: TeachOne: King's Words of Challenge
In response to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s challenge, we explore what it means to be the best with the talents you have. The learners practice listening and responding with respect. Everyone has something to give, and this lesson helps us respect and celebrate the contributions we all can make to...
Unit: Nonprofits are Necessary (6-8)
Students will recognize different job opportunities available in the nonprofit sector and identify people in the community who have positions in nonprofit organizations.
Unit: Global Education: Why Learn? (K-2)
Through discussion and a game, children identify the value of education to individuals and the community.
Unit: Exploring Nonprofit Career Opportunities
Learners explore the variety of job opportunities available in the nonprofit sector, many of which may use their skills and interests. In the nonprofit sector, the work is meaningful because it focuses on a mission to make change for the better. ...
Unit: Philanthropy—Essential to a Democratic Society
Learners recognize the value of nonprofit organizations and identify how nonprofits meet citizen needs when government can't.
Unit: Nonprofits and Careers
Learners identify and investigate local and national nonprofit organizations by researching their histories, services, and target populations, as well as job opportunities using the Idealist.org web site....
Unit: Nonprofits in Our World and Community (3-5)
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To introduce students to a variety of specific nonprofits and their representatives who address topics such as the organization's mission, financial support, and work.
Unit: TeachOne Back to School
Learners research the environmental effect of crayons and their own power to make an impact. They collect gently used crayons from restaurants and other places in the community. They sort them by color, repackage them sustainably for re-use, and add a kind note. They learn about the...