Learners discover examples of courage by learning about a hero, Nelson Mandela, whose actions changed the course of history.
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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.
Two picture books -- The Three Questions by John J. Muth and Have you Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud -- help students reflect on "doing good" for others. Students walk around the school and community to identify some community and school needs. ...
Unit: Dear Philanthropist
Through this activity participants become aware of their own privileges, and the racial, cultural and socio-economic biases in society today.
Students learn the purpose and roles of leadership. They examine other leaders and determine which traits they value for their foundation. They use a decision-making model to select leaders. ...