Using folktales, learners will explain why humankind has an important role as "caretakers of creation" and will analyze the role of civil society in environmental stewardship.
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Native Americans are located geographically across the entire continent of North America. Their culture varies as much as their locations as they each have their own traditions. This lesson focuses on seven Native American groups and their folktales as they relate to generosity of the spirit...
Through a study of various Asian folktales, learners will investigate everyday qualities and characteristics that influence society. They will study examples of wealth other than money, qualities needed by ancient leaders compared to modern leaders, competitive giving, frugality and thriftiness...
Unit: Around the World
This lesson enables learners to examine and demonstrate knowledge of geographic, historic and cultural elements and traditions in North and South America. Learners will investigate how the elements have affected the development of Stewardship and Philanthropy...
The purpose of this lesson is to explore prejudices and to find ways that philanthropy can promote tolerance and sensitivity toward others.
Learners will analyze the “new philanthropists,” who they are, what they give, to whom they give, their personal qualities, and how they hold people and organizations accountable for their philanthropic efforts. They will consider different causes and issues which they might support.
Unit: Living In a Community
Students explore attributes of the community in which they live. They compare rural, urban and suburban communities and attempt to classify their own community.
To learn about challenges that nonprofits face when fundraising for their organization and spending money on programs.
Having formulated an initial opinion on whether or not today's Americans exhibit civic virtue, students will defend their positions and analyze those of others during a structured classroom debate.