What are the forces in our lives that separate us from the outdoors today, and what can we do to fuel up on the power of nature? In this lesson, young people research the benefits of being outside and the human impact on the environment or about environmental justice issues with a...
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Unit: TeachOne for Earth Day
In this lesson, students 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.
Using texts and experiential learning experiences, this lesson emphasizes the reasons why giving tzedakah, or charity, is a fundamental concept in Judaism.
Students gain awareness of the work of nonprofits and how they form to address issues that impact the common good. They learn more about one nonprofit and plan voluntary action to support its work through volunteering, donations, or advocacy.
Unit: Doodle Stones
In this one-period lesson, students examine the effects of using words as social action today and in history. They use words to communicate positively and build community within the school. A service project involves writing positive messages on stones and placing them strategically...
Unit: Helping Children Learn
Unit: Community Philanthropy
Participants become familiar with philanthropy-related terms and a variety of philanthropy in the past. We consider the impact of people who contribute in large and small ways to the health of the community....
Students will create a simple personal budget, or spending plan, based on their projected monthly income and expenditures. They will share their budget and bank with their family. Students will also present the money the class collected to the charity of their choice (see Handou...
Unit: Money Smart Children
Students create a simple personal budget, or spending plan, based on their projected monthly income and expenditures. They will share their budget and bank with their family. Students will also present the money the class collected to the charity of their choice (see Handout...