This lesson will introduce students to the idea that everyone must play a role in perfecting the world, a concept known in Hebrew as tikkun olam. Modeling the concept of tikkun olam as a collaborative effort will put the overwhelming task within the students’ reach. Students will...
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This lesson emphasizes the importance of respecting others and their opinions. Students will delve deeper into their understandings of friendship and compromise, and work on a collaborative project to apply what they have learned.
Learners will analyze literary characters in five European folktales, focusing particularly on strong female characters. They will analyze what small acts of kindness contribute to both the giver and receiver and determine a path of personal giving through random acts of kindness.
The learners explore characteristics of "For-Profit" and "Not-for-Profit" businesses and organizations. They identify the role of volunteerism and research the incentives often used to attract volunteers. They will use this information to promote...
This lesson emphasizes the importance of doing your share of the work. Students listen to a story that illustrates this point and contribute their effort in a cooperative baking project.