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305 resources with the concept volunteering

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Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
There are upstanders, bystanders, and whistle-blowers when it comes to dealing with dilemmas. The four lessons in this unit module ask young scholars to think about injustice and how to resolve difficult situations. Learners research...
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This I Can Do!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Personal interest, strengths, talents, and abilities can be used to make a difference. Young learners consider how they can share their talents with others through volunteering, what they can do to take care of the natural environment,...
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Ben Across the Curriculum: Elementary School

For Teachers K - 5th
Benjamin Franklin, statesman, inventor, President is the subject of a collection targeting young historians. The interdisciplinary lesson plans were originally designed to accompany the 2018 international traveling exhibition, “Benjamin...
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Real World Learning: Service Learning

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Participate in service learning projects to get your upper elementary learners excited about helping their community. The resources in the collection help build skills that bring attention to their communities and offer opportunities for...
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High Schoolers Get Involved

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Looking for ways to integrate meaningful community service and service learning opportunities into your curriculum? Check out the suggestions in this collection designed for high schoolers. Included are articles, lesson plans,...
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Take Action! Service Learning for Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Inspire young scholars to make a positive difference in their community with a compilation of lesson plans detailing service learning projects, volunteering opportunities, and community service options. Designed for kindergarten through...
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Get Involved: Service Learning Projects for Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young teenagers may be aware of the problems in the world, but they may not know how close the problems are in their own community — and the many ways they can help. Mobilize their concern with a number of projects about local outreach,...
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Six Ways to Effectively Use Classroom Volunteers

For Teachers K - 5th
Parents are often an untapped resource, offer them a variety of ways to help in your classroom.
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Get Involved: Hunger Action Month

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Chances are that food insecurity touches the lives of your students so dive in to understand the problem and look for ways to help
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Service Learning in the Social Studies

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Active Citizenship Today (ACT) is a "unique social studies service learning program" that requires students to learn about the public policy associated with community issues they identify in their local community. This web site provides...
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Read to Learn

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore the concept of community helpers.  In this community helper lesson, students brainstorm the community helpers in their neighborhood after reading a book about jobs in the community.  Students then host a community helper...
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Community Helpers

For Teachers K - 1st
The book, Doctor Ted is used to kick off this lesson on Community Helpers. Young learners make connections to their own life by dictating a story of their own, and inventing other jobs that Ted can do.  
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Clara Barton's House: Home of the American Red Cross

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A fabulous lesson on the life of Clara Barton awaits your class. They describe how Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross, and the role it played in organizing help for those in need. Additionally, young historians explain how...
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Usher: Volunteer

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The musician Usher helps Elmo understand the meaning of the word volunteer. By using examples involving Sesame Street inhabitants, Usher makes the meaning of this word clear. This is a great video to use to help learners develop new...
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Global Grover: Animal Rescue

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Grover has just gotten back from Australia and he has brought a clip. The clip shows a little girl who mother rescues animals. This would be a great career day video.
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Community Helpers

For Teachers 1st
An excellent instructional activity on members of a community awaits your first graders. Student pairs share about their mom and dad's job, then a class list is made. Next, an excellent PowerPoint on Community Helpers is shown. Learners...
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What Every 4-H Leader Should Know

For Teachers Higher Ed
Designed as an overview of the benefits of a 4-H program, this presentation, created by faculty from Purdue University, would provide a terrific introduction. Those who are interested in starting a 4-H group or club could explore the...
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Can You Lend a Helping Hand?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Lend a helping hand! Scholars learn all about volunteering, viewing a PowerPoint presentation, completing a KWL chart, and discussing a service learning quote with a partner. Next, pupils select a volunteer project to complete. 
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Modern-Day Heroes: People Who Are Making a Difference

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Not all superheroes wear capes. An engaging activity delves into the world of modern-day heroes and activists for change. Academics learn there are many different ways to be a hero as well as explore what makes a person a hero. The...
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Be the Change...

For Teachers 6th - 12th
An engaging lesson empowers individuals to make a difference in the community. Pupils work together to identify problems within the community and draft possible solutions. Scholars then take it to the next level by volunteering their...
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Preserving the Memory

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young historians explore ways to help preserve historic battlefields and artifacts. Designed for secondary scholars, the resource focuses on Civil War battlefields and the National Registrar of Historic Places Application. Pupils also...
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Preparing for My Future

For Teachers 8th Standards
Your future is what you make it! Eighth graders launch their career searches in the first of six career and college readiness lessons. Scholars research to discover their extracurricular options both in and out of school, then locate...
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Gaining by Giving

For Teachers 9th Standards
Community service is a win-win! Scholars discover how to gain valuable career skills through helping others using a activity about volunteer work. Second in a six-part career and college readiness series, the activities focus on...
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Meet the Teacher Event

For Students 3rd - 6th
Don't waste time making your own sign-in sheet! Instead, use this set of Meet the Teacher Night sign-up and sign-in sheets. The resource includes a sign-in sheet, volunteer preferences sign-up sheet, a parent information sheet, and a...