Through listening and responding to literature, children gain an understanding of the concept of respect. They learn to see things from another’s point of view.
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Unit: "Antsy" for Others
Unit: Philanthropy in Action
Unit: Each One, Teach One
Learners write early childhood creative books to present to new mothers or the local school library/media center to be read by very young children. They summarize their observations and feelings in their Learning Logs and reflect on the concepts of philanthropy, stewardship, advocacy,...
Unit: Bullying Prevention Plan
Students define bullying and observe and describe some of the consequences to victims, bystanders, and the whole community. Students recognize that bullying behavior is a civil rights issue that must be addressed for their community to be fair and safe for all. They create a survey and poll...
Youth utilize the persuasive power of oral, written and visual media as instruments of change. They make a plan as empowered and responsible members of the civil society to take action to prevent bullying behavior while being sensitive to the people involved, from the victim to the...
To increase students' understanding of philanthropy by tracing the origin and history of a nonprofit organization.
To introduce students to Andrew Carnegie as one of the outstanding early philanthropists of the United States.
Through multiple visits to a retirement home, or by inviting seniors to visit the classroom, students will learn effective communication, sensitivity to people of different generations and shared experiences while sharing ideas about the common good and stewardship.