The learners will identify those natural disasters that could befall their state and/or local area, and discuss the impact that these disasters could have in terms of human, property, and/or capital losses. They will also explore forewarning/alert and preparedness programs, as well as the role...
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Learners will define community, identify how community is/has impacted their personal lives, and share ideas and develop a plan whereby they might also make an impact on their community.
Unit: Pilgrim's Progress
This lesson introduces the students to the definition of philanthropy and tells how the Native Americans were philanthropic toward the Pilgrims. Students carry out their own “random acts of kindness.”
Unit: Be the Change: Violence
Students will form a collaborative definition of violence and its causes through discussion and research. They will evaluate the state of social capital of their own community, taking into consideration a variety of factors that contribute to violence or peace....
To help students realize their responsibility to contribute to the community in positive ways.To introduce others to the value of the service learning project.
Students will develop a collaborative definition of "community" and realize the unique attributes of our community.
Unit: Real Heroes
Students continue to respond to the South Asian Indian folktale "The Drum." The purpose of this final lesson is to allow students time and an audience to showcase what philanthropy can mean for their future....
To understand the workings of a large foundation that distributes major capital gifts and programmatic gifts like scholarships for higher education....