Jane Addams is used as a model to demonstrate a philanthropist in action, improving many situations, not only in the city of Chicago, but also at state, national and international levels.
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This lesson teaches the importance of sharing what we have with others. Using blessings as a context, students will learn that everything comes out much better when share our time, talents, and treasures with others.
The learners analyze many variations of the Golden Rule and relate it to the concept of philanthropy and the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.
To expose students to the history and philosophy of generosity in order to better understand why and how we should be generous.
Students explore the legacy of George H. W. Bush and how he has contributed to the common good as part of his lifelong commitment to service and through his Points of Light initiative. The students work in small groups to answer questions and present to the class for discussion. Each student...
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.