Students define stewardship and commit to reducing the amount of trash they contribute to the world. Students talk to older family members about trash and recycling memories to determine if this is an old problem or a new problem.
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Unit: Funding the Arts
Students learn how nonprofit organizations contribute to the common good by supporting the arts. They role-play as members of the board of a foundation focused on the Arts who are making a funding recommendation to bring the Arts to the children of the community.
Students reflect on questions related to global health and then brainstorm possible service projects related to food insecurity or global health. They plan and carry out a service project.
This lesson will explain how effective writers and orators manage language in order to move others to action for the common good. By exploring principles of rhetoric and effective communication, the learners will see that they too can marshal words to effect change on contemporary issues they...
Unit: Be the Change: Violence
This lesson investigates and analyzes stereotyping in society and asks the learners to brainstorm ways that they can help diminish stereotyping in schools and communities.
In this lesson the learners will define problem solving and identify some problem solving approaches. They will explore how individuals, groups, and organizations use problem solving approaches,...
Learners will be introduced to the concept of philanthropy, evaluate the role of philanthropy in the smooth functioning of government, and describe the role of families in shaping a democratic society.