To introduce students to Andrew Carnegie as one of the outstanding early philanthropists of the United States.
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Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
Unit: Powerful Words Can Warm the Heart
This lesson illustrates the value of art and artists to a community and shows that art is maintained through philanthropy.
Unit: Drumming from the Heart
The learners make drums with recyclable containers and colorful craft supplies. They collaboratively write and illustrate a retelling of the story of "The Drum" and give it to a younger child. ...
Unit: Teamwork: Unit One of Establishing a Student-Run Foundation
This lesson helps students become more aware of their own values and sense of self by describing themselves and their choices. ...
Unit: We Are Guardians of the Earth (Private-Religious)
We are commanded to “master the earth”. How one elects to do that, is a product of one’s understanding of the concept of mastery. This lesson enables learners to create a personally meaningful model and action plan of mastery/stewardship based upon their interpretation of traditional texts.
Unit: From Passion to Career: Leadership Paths
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...
Unit: Hands On Philanthropy: A High School Course at Kentucky Country Day School
To develop a basic understanding about the role of philanthropy in the history of the United States
Unit: Our Land: Intro. to Philanthropy Unit (2nd)
Introduce the folksinger Woody Guthrie and his legendary song This Land Is Your Land. His songs were written for everyone to get involved in their community. Learners understand that it is the responsibility of everyone to help take care of each other and the Earth....
Unit: Global Health: Food Around the World
In this lesson, young people examine their typical diet for 24 hours. They analyze the nutritional content and discuss why diets differ by culture, region, and economics.
Unit: Giving to Others (Tzedakah) (Private-Religious)
This lesson will familiarize the learners with basic laws of charity (tzedakah) in Biblical literature. Through laws and stories, students will begin to understand the level of importance that the Bible places on acts of charity (tzedakah), specifically as it relates to...