Though a scenario, students examine the steps of decision-making in taking responsibility.
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To accomplish a goal together through the use of teamwork skills, problem solving, risk taking and perseverance.
Turnstile is a problem solving activity that gets many students out of their comfort zone. Although it looks like a simple jump rope activity...
This lesson introduces the origin and purpose of Kwanzaa. Young people make a kinara, or candle holder, to use for the rest of the unit as they learn about the seven principles of Kwanzaa.
Unit: Cinderella Stories
When life is at its most difficult and grief is great, a generous sacrifice can move the spirit toward life again. In these folktales, two Inuits face death with a truly generous spirit.
In this lesson, learners brainstorm the traits of a community of trusted learners, describing what it would look like if students and teachers in a classroom felt a high level of trust with each other. They have the opportunity to rate how their classroom community falls on a trust...
Youth Activity; Students read about the philanthropy of Madam C.J. Walker, David Robinson, and Jason Crowe, and they begin to tell their own story.
"I do what I do for a simple reason, really; I like to help people." - middle school student
To help students understand that not all organizations spend their philanthropic dollars wisely and to teach them effective ways to assess the different approaches. ...
To help students understand topics related to grantmaking and philanthropy through the experiences and perspectives of members of local philanthropic organizations.