Learners explore the contributions and recommendations of Benjamin Franklin as a person who engaged in active citizenship.
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Unit: Stitch in Time for the Common Good
Unit: Nonprofits in Our World and Community (3-5)
Unit: Advise and Consent
Participants will survey members of the community (school or local area) to determine a need, write proposals to satisfy the need, consider doing an optional one-day fundraiser to help fill that need, serve on a board of directors or a youth advisory...
Unit: Food for Thought Middle School Unit by the Westminster Schools
To help students understand the challenges of feeding a family a healthy meal on a limited budget.
Unit: The Important Thing About Reading
In this lesson, we explore the value of reading and discuss why it is good for the community when everyone has access to books.
Unit: Cultural Competence
In this lesson, youth become aware and gain empathy for the discrimination people experience because of their race, age, gender, and other reasons. The group discusses ways to be inclusive. A Mix it Up Day changes our familiar boundaries and helps us connect to new people.
Unit: Living History-An Intergenerational Philanthropy Project
This lesson is a celebration to culminate this intergenerational project. The children make a final visit to the senior center or retirement home where all the participants gather for a snack and a farewell celebration. The children read aloud and give their published Living History Books to...
Unit: Take a Stand on Bullying
Learners identify the different roles people take in the cycle of bullying. They share their observations about bullying situations and discuss why taking action to address bullying behavior is good for the community.
Unit: Responsible Energy Use
Raise the learners' awareness of responsible energy usage in their daily practice and global energy choices. They connect environmental stewardship to the use of renewable and non-renewable energy sources.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To introduce students to a variety of specific nonprofits and their representatives who address topics such as the organization's mission, financial support, and work.