Lack of awareness plays a role in perpetuating racism and prejudice. Learners identify ways they can advocate for tolerance, justice, and kindness.
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Learners read about and discuss individuals who have made a difference. They review the definition of philanthropy and analyze the characteristics associated with philanthropic acts. They reflect on their own power and potential to make a...
Students demonstrate through a game that we are all connected and that others are affected by things that we believe only affect us. They read and review statistics that highlight the lower number of girls than boys who attend schools around the world. They identify the reasons for gender...
Inspired by stories of service, students gain understanding of philanthropy concepts and actions. They brainstorm acts of kindness and determine how they will contribute to the common good.
The purpose of this lesson is to raise awareness about the various ways we use water in our daily lives.
Unit: Growing a Citizen
Learners will create a personal mission statement of responsible citizenship applicable to community service.
The purpose of the lesson is to learn about the uses of water, the water cycle, and to discuss the importance of water as a nonrenewable resource. A further purpose is to discuss why being good stewards of this resource is acting for the Common Good.
Unit: Earth Connections
The purpose of this lesson is for students to explore the concept of the planet earth and our connection to it in the Native American traditional beliefs of “Mother Earth.”