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Unit: We ARE the Government
In this lesson, learners read primary documents that illustrate the motivations of the founding fathers of the United States. These documents show the dedication to principles (government by the people, freedom, civil rights, shared power, etc.) that are upheld by groups and people who...
In this lesson, students analyze the Bill of Rights and explore the importance of the issues involved. The students employ their musical and kinesthetic intelligences in a creative performance singing and dancing to learn and teach the Bill of Rights. They perform the Bill of Rights in familiar...
Students read about Jane Addams whose philanthropy took the form of advocacy and influenced the other economic sectors (government, for-profit or business sector, and households sector) of the American economy/society.
Unit: Concepts of Leadership
To enable students to describe the social and economic consequences of overpopulation as well as philosophical issues that affect government policies and decision-making about economic issues.
All cultures have rules regarding hospitality. In many folktales travelers and those without shelter and food place demands on others for assistance. They sometimes test the limits of hospitality. Learners will define hospitality and discuss its requirements.
Learners will distinguish between the many different approaches to hunger in the United States and abroad by looking at governmental versus nonprofit programs. They will describe the importance of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in dealing with the problem of hunger and reflect on the...
The learner will define the third sector and explain why it is important. Students will research United States nonprofit institutions, specifically those which minority groups accessed and used as an alternative power structure.
Unit: Around the World
This lesson enables learners to examine and demonstrate knowledge of geographic, historic and cultural elements and traditions in North and South America. Learners will investigate how the elements have affected the development of Stewardship and Philanthropy...