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.
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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.
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....
Unit: Buzzing is BEE-lieving
To understand the workings of a large foundation that distributes major capital gifts and programmatic gifts like scholarships for higher education....
In this lesson, learners brainstorm the traits of a community of trusted learners, describing what it would look like if students and teachers in a classroom felt a high level of trust with each other. They have the opportunity to rate how their classroom community falls on a trust...