Using texts and experiential learning experiences, this lesson emphasizes the reasons why giving tzedakah, or charity, is a fundamental concept in Judaism.
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Students will learn that using the Internet and critical thinking can help them in searching for a job. They will practice skills needed for a successful job interview.
Learners will be introduced to the concept of philanthropy, evaluate the role of philanthropy in the smooth functioning of government, and describe the role of families in shaping a democratic society.
To have students partner with a nonprofit organization to design and complete a service-learning project for that organization.
In the third trimester of the Urban EdVenture course, students begin work on the final project in collaboration with their homeroom teachers. Each...
This lesson will familiarize students with the Biblical passages that describe the creation of the world. Learners will develop an appreciation for the uniqueness of each species and will inform their school community about the importance of protecting endangered species.
Students examine how their personal choices with money and debt affect other people. The group will explore the following question: As consumers, how might the choices we make affect global poverty? The students plan and carry out a service project that advocates for financial responsibility....
This lesson will focus learners' attention on the need to recognize and prevent (or find solutions to) prejudice based on cultural, ethnic, racial, gender, economic, age, social, ability or religious differences.
Students reflect on how it must feel to quickly pack up and leave home with little warning and few possessions and then come to an unfamiliar new community. They read the stories of five refugees from four different countries and gain empathy and an understanding of their needs and struggles....