Using the example of Benjamin Franklin’s philanthropy, learners will research the work of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and analyze why their work cannot wholly be replicated by government.
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Learners will research how colonial organizations, which developed in the nonprofit/ independent sector, have transformed themselves over time to continue to provide for the common good.
Unit: TeachOne for Earth Day
Students get outside and play in nature and recognize the beauty of diverse living things in their environment. Their service project is to share nature with someone else in a creative interaction. ...
Unit: Our Land
Motivated by the song "This Land is Your Land," learners locate areas on a U.S. map and discuss the definitions of community, philanthropy, and volunteer. They picture themselves as volunteers, helping others.
The purpose of this lesson is to recognize idioms and discuss their meanings. Students will identify the idioms in the book Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen. Students also examine idioms for hurtful language and modify idioms to reflect a philanthropic heart.
This lesson guides learners as they inform a public audience about philanthropic acts that enhance the common good. The learners write newspaper articles that describe their own acts of service and volunteerism or those of other individuals or groups in their community.
This lesson is designed to raise the awareness level of the learners about emergency situations that arise with very little, if any, warning. The learners will develop ways to inform others about the necessity of being prepared for both their safety as well as the...