Learners use economic thinking to determine how to allocate their scarce resources for community service.
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Unit: Encouraging Community Engagement
Young people learn about the variety of ways citizens can become active participants in the community: political parties, interest groups, voting, and providing public service. ...
Unit: Philanthropy and Children Who Are Homeless
Students select an issue area and research on the Internet, specifically the Learning to Give briefing papers to identify philanthropists and philanthropic organizations who have an interest in addressing that issue. Using the information gained from research, students write a...
Unit: Building a Caring and Inclusive Classroom
Building a caring and inclusive classroom begins with an understanding of where students are at not just academically, but emotionally. Many students today have been exposed to adverse childhood experiences that affect their ability to regulate their emotions. By teaching children positive...
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
Participants explore Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s thoughts about serving and taking action. They give examples of service and social action by one person that can change the world.
Unit: Humans and Nature Flourishing Together
Using the inspiration of Amanda Gorman’s poem “Earthrise,” participants consider what it means to act in ways that honor the Earth. Individuals identify and publicly commit to take action that works to help humans and nature flourish together.
Unit: Environment: Sustaining Our World
The learners define environmental stewardship and determine what they care about related to the environment.
Unit: Art as Advocacy
The learners view works of art that advocate for social change and find that art can influence social change. The learners select an issue of human rights and create a work of art that represents the issue. They write a paragraph of explanation about their work....
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: Hands On Philanthropy: A High School Course at Kentucky Country Day School
This lesson briefly explains the process a group goes through as they deliberate and decide upon which applicant organizations will receive grant awards....