Fairy tales are great stories for helping young people work out complicated moral issues in a make-believe context. Found in countries all around the world, the same story plays out in different contexts. Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters is a "Cinderella" story from Africa in which kindness...
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Unit: Philanthropic Literature
Unit: TeachOne for Earth Day
Children spend time outside to 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: A Beautiful World
Unit: Cultural Competence
Our communities may have people from many cultures and there may be many different languages spoken. Sparked by a playful video of kids teaching other kids their languages, we explore the languages represented in our communities. ...
In this lesson, we broaden our awareness of different cultures and how they celebrate holidays. An optional service project includes writing letters to request diverse holidays be added to the community calendar, if they aren't already observed.
Unit: Sacred Giving (Tzedakah) (Private-Religious)
Learners will develop an understanding of the differences between the secular concepts of charity and philanthropy and the Jewish concept of tzedakah.
Unit: Project on Poverty and Homelessness at Sea Crest School
Students research and compare statistics of the history of hunger and obesity around the world.
Students will learn about the similarities and differences of the hunger situation in the two different classifications of countries: industrialized nations and developing nations.
Unit: Reporting on an Ideal World
Unit: Global Health: Food Around the World
Participants view pictures of families around the world with the food they eat in a week. Through awareness and discussion, they view cultural and regional differences. They discuss the health, cost, and distribution of food around the world.