This lesson will help students learn the importance of helping people in need, and teach them to take an active role in helping others. It will allow the students to be aware of what kind of items and quality of items should be donated, how to communicate an idea to others by visual means...
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Young people identify several advocacy strategies and draw conclusions as to their effectiveness. They research efforts in past advocacy campaigns to learn about people, styles, and effectiveness.
Learners look at nonprofit mission statements and then create a personal mission statement related to the impact they want to make as responsible, engaged citizens.
Focus Question: How does an individual use personal interests and strengths to impact the common good?
Learners use respectful language to debate in a scenario that doesn't have a clear right and wrong choice. They try to persuade the group about what is the responsible thing to do.
Participants define what they want to accomplish for the community garden and identify a place that is available and has the right conditions. This requires research and permissions.
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...
Learners recognize that our valuable natural resources are maintained and cared for by government, business, nonprofits, and individuals. The three sectors (and individuals) work together to accomplish what any one of them cannot do alone.
What does it mean to live philanthropically with our “treasure”? In what ways do we impact nature through purchasing decisions? Participants will develop their understanding of philanthropy and corporate social responsibility. Through researching the ways companies engage in...
Discuss and evaluate personal beliefs and attitudes about the treatment of animals, especially applied to sports and entertainment. We explore how laws and beliefs concerning animal welfare affect personal responses to animal treatment.