This lesson will teach Maimonides’ (Rambam’s) Eight Levels of Charity as quoted in the Mishneh Torah, his book of Jewish laws and concepts. The learner will understand the Eight Levels of Charity, the reasons behind the hierarchy, and how these levels apply to today’s...
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Unit: Giving to Others (Tzedakah) (Private-Religious)
Unit: Food for Thought Middle School Unit by the Westminster Schools
To help students see music as an art form that identifies social injustice, advocates for change, and proclaims hope on behalf of the forgotten.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To introduce students to a definition of social entrepreneurship and examples of social entrepreneurs in America.
The classroom is matched up with another classroom (or any group of people) in the country or the world. The students communicate by letter or e-mail and compare characteristics of place such as methods of transportation, weather, resources, and culture. Students will eventually work with their...
Unit: Building a Caring and Inclusive Classroom
At the beginning of the year we get to create our classroom community. We get to decide how we will learn and grow and play with each other for the rest of the year. This is a new beginning for all. As we start to...
Unit: Nonprofits in Our Community
In this critical thinking activity, participants sort ideas and make observations about the difference between the nonprofit sector and the for-profit sector....
Unit: Character Education: Caring (Grade 8)
The purpose of this lesson is for the learners to reflect on how philanthropy, enlightened self-interest, and caring are related and to determine why and how they will "care" in the future. ...
Unit: Character Education: Courage (Grade 8)
Learners discuss the courage and traits of a classic hero from literature or movies like the Avengers, Hunger Games, Star Wars, and Lord of the Rings....
Unit: TeachOne for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Learners use visual literacy skills to analyze the components and message of an image. The students identify issues that are meaningful to them and create a simple image/message and then design a social media campaign to advocate for their issue. ...
Unit: Urban EdVenture Course by the Westminster Schools
Using different approaches, the group develops a working understanding of the definition of philanthropy.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty