The purpose of this lesson is to guide learners to participate in caring for our Earth by engaging in activities of environmental stewardship.
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Unit: Earth Keepers
Unit: A Beautiful World
Unit: Good Health in Our Community
Students design a plan to make themselves and their school community healthier. They brainstorm what it means to get moving and exercise, and they see that increasing physical fitness activity is good for everyone and brings a community together. Students will choose or design a service...
Unit: Buzzing is BEE-lieving
Sometimes we let negative words of others or our own doubts stop us from doing what we know we can. Children reflect on the importance of positive words and actions to make a strong community.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To explore many differing views on well-intended philanthropy with students. Review some of the dangers of philanthropy such as inappropriate intervention, inappropriate verbiage, and naiveté.
Unit: Civil War Philanthropy
We learn about organizations that responded to needs and increased social awareness during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Unit: Making our Voices Heard for the Community
Raise awareness of the importance of freedom of speech and the opportunity to voice one's opinion without fear of reprisal, as principles basic to a democracy. The learners investigate ways to have a positive influence in encouraging eligible voters to make their voices heard at the polls during...
Unit: Constitution Day
Students identify the components and rationale behind the Constitution, with a particular emphasis on philanthropy. This lesson is designed for Citizenship/Constitution Day (September 17) and connects students to the community-building focus of the Constitution and how it relates personally to...
Unit: Urban EdVenture Course by the Westminster Schools
Using different approaches, the group develops a working understanding of the definition of philanthropy.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
Unit: TeachOne: Words Bring Peace
In this lesson, the students learn to use their voice to say something to make the world a better place. This is an opportunity to demonstrate and feel the impact of kindness, inclusion, and listening on a caring community. Students learn from a community helper about the needs they observe in...