Create a scenario that frames a problem and have students think about the role of the four sectors (private, public, independent, and family) to address problems.
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Unit: Growing as a Group
The purpose of this lesson is to teach students about the traffic light and the importance of following traffic rules to and from school, whether anyone is watching or not. To understand that we have rules for a reason. To introduce students to how we will use the traffic light in the classroom...
Unit: Sharing Our World
The learners will trace how executive power is derived and used in this country, and evaluate its potential for influencing change in the nation.
Focus Question: How can our voice be used to make communities stronger?
Students will develop a collaborative definition of "community" and realize the unique attributes of our community.
Unit: Defining Philanthropy
To identify the qualities students see in effective leaders and create a life-size picture of a good leader emphasizing the body parts that represent those qualities.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
Students will listen to a story that illustrates that although we have differences, we are also very similar. They will begin to understand the definitions of diversity and realize that focusing on the differences alone may cause conflict.
In this lesson, students analyze and define the concept of community. The students identify benefits and sacrifices involved in actions for the common good in their role as citizens.