This lesson offers an opportunity for students to make a difference in their community regarding kids' hunger. Students give their time to make Trail Mix, which they donate to a local agency (such as Kids Food Basket in Grand Rapids, MI). Also, students represent collected data using a bar graph...
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Unit: Trail Mix Project
Learners examine their lives and ambitions and identify acts of “everyday philanthropy.” They come to better understand their personal traits and the impact these might have on their personal philanthropic involvement.
This lesson will teach learners G-d’s appreciation for trees and the importance of planting and preserving trees for our future. The learners will identify these concepts in Biblical verses, Talmudic passages and modern Jewish associations. They will also develop an understand of and an...
Unit: Community Collaboration
Students learn a process for identifying the beautification needs of their neighborhood. Through vizualization and a neighborhood walk, students assess the specific needs of their neighborhood.
Unit: Let's Play and Learn
Learners discover that rules are helpful. Rather than being a roadblock, rules can actually help us to avoid problems. Students learn that cooperation skills involve knowing and following (obeying) the rules.
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.
Students learn of the life and actions taken by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the name of civil rights. Students define philanthropy and give examples of how Dr. King was a philanthropist.
Building a caring and inclusive classroom begins with an understanding of where students are at not just academically, but emotionally. Many students today have been exposed to adverse childhood experiences that affect their ability to regulate their emotions. By teaching children...