Using literature and research, learners will identify acts of philanthropy that occurred during the Civil War era.
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This lesson will introduce Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her involvement with the woman's movement. It will focus on her work, in conjunction with others, to change women's rights in the United States. It will also show her concern toward fugitive slaves, a common thread of the women in this unit....
The learners will define philanthropy and determine how being philanthropic affects the public good as exemplified in the lives of famous people who have acted for the public good.
This lesson will explore historical and existing religious prejudices using a variety of texts and media research instruments. Understanding of religious persecution will be learned through the experiences of Jewish people, gypsies, Catholics and the mentally and physically challenged, leading...
Unit: Courage of the Heart
Students learn about the scientific contributions of African American inventors and scientists. They view a film about Vivien Thomas and a breakthrough surgery in 1944.
Unit: Affirmative Action
In this lesson, learners examine Affirmative Action programs in the workplace and begin to explore the concept of "reverse discrimination," using Internet sources and the attached study guides.
The learners will survey local community members to see what changes they feel are needed in the community, and determine how they feel marginalized, disenfranchised and disadvantaged groups can make positive changes for the common good.
Junkanoo is a Bahamian Festival that takes place in December. The festival was started by slaves who were restoring some of their native customs that they left behind in Africa. Junkanoo is a nice example of artistic expression, communicating...
Junkanoo is a Bahamian Festival that takes place in December. The festival was started by slaves who were reclaiming some of the native customs that they left behind in Africa. Junkanoo is an example of artistic expression communicating aspects of a...