We learn about public trust and identify characteristics of public figures that merit trust. Learners also discuss how they can use their own time, talent, and treasure to support trustworthy politicians, sports figures, corporations, and celebrities....
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Unit: Character Education: Trustworthiness (Grade 8)
Unit: Our Land
Youth distinguish between public and private, and categorize a list of places as public or private. They determine their personal responsibility to care for public (common) areas and share their new understanding by making posters about taking care of "common" or public areas in...
Unit: Our Land: Intro. to Philanthropy Unit (2nd)
In this lesson, young people learn the difference between private and public resources and identify areas that are called commons. They discuss whose responsibility it is to take care of those areas and how they are managed....
Unit: Bullying Prevention Plan
In this lesson, learners explore and address the following questions: Who are the minority voices of the past and how has the civil society sector stepped in to protect their rights? What actions were effective? What public policies are in place to protect them? Who are the bullied today and...
Unit: Hands On Philanthropy: A High School Course at Kentucky Country Day School
To bring awareness to the importance of partnerships between nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government agencies and how they can work together.
To learn about the different philosophies of three renowned philanthropists.
Image source: John D. Rockefeller in 1885. From Wikimedia Commons. Original source: Rockefeller Archive Center.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To create multi-media iBooks with PSAs (public service announcements) that explore and raise awareness about (local or global) issues (such as homelessness, water pollution, education, or hunger) that can be addressed by philanthropy....
To create student awareness about philanthropy in daily life throughout the world using a variety of topics and sources.
Unit: Nature and You (Stewardship) (Private-Religious)
This lesson will familiarize students with the Biblical passages that describe the creation of the world. Learners will develop an appreciation for the uniqueness of each species and will inform their school community about the importance of protecting endangered species.
Unit: Art for the Common Good—Junkanoo!
The groups wear their headdresses and perform a Junkanoo-like parade first internally and then to entertain a group that needs cheering or to teach about cooperation and respect for cultural expressions....