To design a community needs assessment and collect, interpret and analyze collected data which will be used in their service-learning projects with foundations and agencies discovered in Lesson One: Foundation, Nonprofit, All Matter to Me.
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The students will build upon what they learned about time management and develop a set of study skills that will help them to learn, truly understand, and recall material. They will learn a strategy for test taking that will serve them well on exams that require responding to questions...
Unit: Growing Our Future
Learners will use their time and talent to pot and care for young trees. They will identify the needs of the trees. They will discuss possible common areas to plant the trees.
This lesson may be used with units where students study other countries of the world. In addition to the usual study of climate, resources, and physical and human characteristics of the place being studied, learners will investigate philanthropy, especially related to community solutions to...
Unit: Global Garbage
This lesson guides learners as they inform a public audience about philanthropic acts that enhance the common good. The learners write newspaper articles that describe their own acts of service and volunteerism or those of other individuals or groups in their community.
Sometimes you have to give up what you truly love to get what you really want. That can be a hard lesson when you have almost nothing. This lesson looks at who has the responsibility to be generous and what changes can come about because of one’s generosity. Through a second story one learns...
The intent of this lesson is to teach the learner that while our natural resources are readily available, their continued availability depends upon the responsible behavior and stewardship of everyone.
The purpose of this lesson is to explore the concept of human environmental interaction and stewardship of the water resources that are available in deserts. Learners will develop a deeper understanding of water conservation by looking at the city of Phoenix, Arizona located partly in the...
The purpose of this lesson is to help learners identify an animal species in danger of becoming extinct and to involve them in a fund-raising project to "adopt" this endangered species.