Youth reflect on the lessons they have learned through building cultural competence in this unit. They identify an adult they trust to have critical, or difficult, conversations. ...
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Unit: Cultural Competence
Performance of the mitzvah of tzedakah is, ideally, a holistic part of life, not an activity to be performed when all others have been completed! This lesson offers a classic model of how that ideal was realized by one of our Sages, Rabbi Tanchum, and how our families might...
Perseverance involves staying with a task even if it is difficult. Students identify obstacles they must overcome in order to stay on a task and/or reach a goal. Students identify having a plan and team work as strategies to persevere....
The students will set a personal goal and make a plan for using self-discipline to meet the goal. They will reflect on their level of self-discipline and their determination to increase that level as they mature.
Unit: Dear Philanthropist
Community members share stories of experiences in philanthropy.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
Unit: Philanthropic Behavior
Young people demonstrate that gifts do not need to be purchased with money. The best gifts are things we do with our time and talent for someone else. They brainstorm "kindness" types of gifts, such as a service or a homemade creation. They make a gift of kindness certificates....