Students learn about public trust and identify characteristics of public figures that merit trust. They also discuss how they can use their own time, talent, and treasure to support trustworthy politicians, sports figures, corporations, and celebrities.
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Unit: Bullying Prevention Plan
In this lesson, learners will explore and address the following questions: Who are the minority voices of the past and how has the civil society sector stepped in to protect their rights? What actions were effective? What public policies are in place to protect them? Who are the bullied today...
Youth utilize the persuasive power of oral, written and visual media as instruments of change. They make a plan as empowered and responsible members of the civil society to take action to prevent bullying behavior while being sensitive to the people involved, from the victim to the...
Unit: Growing Our Future
To learn about the different philosophies of three renowned philanthropists.
Image source: John D. Rockefeller in 1885. From Wikimedia Commons. Original source: Rockefeller Archive Center.
To bring awareness to the importance of partnerships between nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government agencies and how they can work together.
In this lesson students collaborate within their groups to bring their project and solution to fruition. This solution will be revised and practiced several times before it is presented and implemented.
Unit: Our Land
The students learn the difference between public and private, and categorize a list of places as public or private. They determine what is their responsibility to care for public (common) areas and share their new understanding by making posters about taking care of "common" or...
Unit: The Power of Children
Students are introduced to philanthropy and service-learning. They learn about different needs in the community and community organizations that address these needs. Students are introduced to the full scope of the Project Based Learning (PBL) project. They establish the "Knows...
To help students see music as an art form that identifies social injustice, advocates for change, and proclaims hope on behalf of the forgotten.