To introduce students to the concept of philanthropy and have them begin thinking about how they can be intentional about their giving of money and time. Students explore issues and identify an issue about which they are passionate; they get to know different types of nonprofit...
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Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To create student awareness about philanthropy in daily life throughout the world using a variety of topics and sources.
To identify the intersection between students’ passions, community needs and the effectiveness of organizations selected. ...
To help students understand that not all organizations spend their philanthropic dollars wisely and to teach them effective ways to assess the different approaches. ...
Enable students to methodically assess their choice of philanthropic giving and decide where to make a $500 donation.
Unit: Technology and Community Service Course at the Pingry School
Students use standard software as they develop, research, and present a project related to community nonprofits.
Unit: Hands On Philanthropy: A High School Course at Kentucky Country Day School
To develop a basic understanding about the role of philanthropy in the history of the United States
To develop the course’s vehicle for grantmaking funds to be secured and accessed by students and to identify partners (inside the school and out) that will assist with the success of a Hands On Philanthropy course.
This lesson covers the groundwork for the creation of the...
Unit: Character Education: Fairness (Grade 8)
Learners compare the meaning of justice with fairness and distinguish the meanings of fair, just, equal, and equitable. They write a definition for each term and display it on the wall for the duration of the unit....
Unit: Healthy Youth, Healthy Community (9-12)
Students conduct and evaluate their service project, then celebrate their success. After the service project, invite guests, volunteers, community members, and other students to celebrate with the class.