Learners discover how celebrities demonstrate their caring by giving their time, talent and treasure and taking action for specific causes. It gives the learners an opportunity to begin to think of what they care about.
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By identifying examples of courage from the actions of Jackie Robinson, learners discover that it takes courage to do the right thing in the face of peer pressure.
In this unit, learners investigate the meaning of respect, especially as it relates to respecting members of diverse groups. Students analyze the dynamics of group formation and describe how inclusion and exclusion from groups can result in conflict and disrespect.
Students explore how individuals, groups and/or organizations use problem-solving approaches to resolve community issues or needs and promote the common good. The focus is on addressing issues of animal welfare and humane treatment.
Students learn the meaning of philanthropy and community and ways to practice philanthropy in the school and neighborhood in which they live. They will learn about these concepts through music, movement, and creative dramatics experiences.
This lesson focuses on two young Jewish survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi death camp. As they return to their home town and the concentration camp, they each tell their story and explain why they were willing to return to such an emotionally devastating place.
The purpose of this unit is to provide practical insight into the dilemmas of creation, an examination of theoretical social areas needing improvement and presenting solutions in those areas utilizing tikkun olam.
To introduce students to the concept of philanthropy and have them begin thinking about how they can be intentional about their giving of money and time. Students explore issues and identify an issue about which they are passionate; they get to know different types of nonprofit...
Students use basic software to find, analyze, manage, and present information related to community service. This eight-week course guides students as they explore an issue and create a project and presentation.