Learners will use economic thinking to determine how to allocate their scarce resources for community service.
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Unit: Encouraging Volunteerism
Learners will identify the ways citizens can become active participants in the community through political parties, interest groups, voting and providing public service. This lesson may include determination of need in the community and response....
Unit: Dear Philanthropist
Students gain an awareness of local organizations that provide services to meet needs in the community. Students learn about the four sectors of the economy that provide help in different forms.
Focus Question: How might individuals and society address the issues of poverty, homelessness...
The purpose of this lesson is to have students examine the importance of the philanthropic sector in upholding fundamental values. Students will draw conclusions by examining what our society would be like if the philanthropic sector were suddenly gone.
The purpose of this lesson is to help students examine the local needs of their community and to put a plan of action into place to help address those needs.
Giving homemade blankets to help people who are homeless or children who are in the hospital is a form of philanthropy (giving treasure). Using a decision-making model, the students compare blanket projects and determine whether they have the time, talent, and treasure to help...
Students will understand the impact that philanthropy has worldwide both locally and worldwide. The final experiential component will have students celebrating the good works of local philanthropists (Champions for the Common Good), and engaging in philanthropic activities themselves by planning...