Students will use various investigative procedures to compile a list of government or volunteer service opportunities.
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Unit: We the People... Project
Students reflect on questions related to global health and then brainstorm possible service projects related to food insecurity or global health. They plan and carry out a service project.
This lesson will help students understand why people donate money to organizations and why organizations need money to help others. Learners will solicit pledges (may be money or goods) from family member in exchange for a certain number of minutes reading.
Youth Activity: The students watch a video of people telling what they think "philanthropy" means. Then they conduct their own interviews to gather information about the understanding of the concept of philanthropy.
Through a study of various Asian folktales, all of which are linked below on the Learning to Give website, learners will investigate everyday qualities and characteristics that influence society. They will study examples of wealth other than money, qualities needed by ancient leaders compared to...
When times are hard, it is sometimes difficult to remember that the things that count are not always material, and the people who make a difference in our lives are the ones we often take for granted. The parable of "The Three Laughs" exemplifies these ideas. We may never know the reasons behind...
Students explore the issue of education as a right that not everyone has access to. Students plan and complete a service project to help expand access to education around the world.
Through a discussion of impulse spending and opportunity cost, students learn about the value of careful decisions and perseverance related to reaching goals.
Students will describe the work of foundations and nonprofits, identify local foundations in the community, and explain why the people connected with these organizations can be considered local heroes.