Young people read or watch the stories of individuals (motivations, background, values) who have received the Nobel Peace Prize and analyze the importance of their actions for the common good.
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Unit: Grow Involved 6-8
The learners will identify those natural disasters that could befall their state and/or local area, and discuss the impact that these disasters could have in terms of human, property, and/or capital losses. They will also explore forewarning/alert and preparedness programs, as well as the role...
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
An annual speaker introduces students to those in the greater community who are recognized for their philanthropic contributions to society.
To identify the intersection between students’ passions, community needs and the effectiveness of organizations selected.
Unit: Advise and Consent
Participants will survey members of the community (school or local area) to determine a need, write proposals to satisfy the need, consider doing an optional one-day fundraiser to help fill that need, serve on a board of directors or a youth advisory...
Students become familiar with the structure of the newspaper and the purpose of the different types of articles as they explore "stories" about acts of giving and sharing time, talent, and treasure for the common good. Students recognize the types of voices and articles in the newspaper. They...