Supporting Indiana educators/administrators and Youth Development Professionals with philanthropy education, service and service-learning resources from generationOn and Learning to Give.
- Themes for October, November, December: Animal Welfare
- View Related Projects, Fact sheets, Books here for Animal Welfare
- Bullying & Inclusion
- View Related Projects, Facts sheets, Books here for Bullying & Inclusion
- Peace & Kindness
- View Related Projects, Fact sheets, Books herefor Peace & Kindness
- Poverty & Economic Inequality
- View Related Projects, Fact sheets, Books herefor Homelessness & Poverty
- Do Your Own Thing Guides – Help Kids and Teens understand, plan and execute their own service project, helping them take action that changes the world around them.
Campaigns and Days of Service:
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- My Dashboard – lists the school and/or club you have joined, bookmark your resources
- Classrooms and Schools – School Directory, Register Your School, Resources
- Resources – Why Service-Learning, LTG – Curriculum Partner, IPARDE resources
- Projects and Causes – 13 Issue Areas
- Fact Sheets – Reading Lists – Do Your Own Thing Guides
Clubs for Kids and Teens
Difficult Conversations – Find tips and resources about addressing challenging issues in the classroom.· Media Literacy Tips – Help your students evaluate the roles of media, bias, “facts”, and critical thinking related to current events and controversial topics.
- Current Events page – This page provides tools and tips related to current events. Involve your students’ voice and action to make a difference.
· National Anti-Bullying Montho Service Learning Toolkit to Grow Kindness – This toolkit provides lesson plans, project ideas, and background information related to promoting kindness and anti-bullying.· National Disabilities Awareness Month – Build empathy and understanding the strengths and abilities of people with mental and physical differences.· Election Day· Veterans Day· Giving Tuesday – TeachOne lesson about giving· Thanksgiving Day – Hunger, Homelessness, and Poverty SL Toolkit· Season of Giving and Service- Featured December lessons focus on philanthropy and giving as well as hunger and poverty
- Ten Ways to Get Started
- Build Community – Activities to get to know your students and their passions
- Develop Skills and Knowledge – Activities and lesson plans to help foster a culture of caring, respect, and purposeful inquiry
- Take Action – Activities and lesson plans to connect learning to community and empower students’ voice and choice to take action to make a difference
- Plan Giving Instruction for 2018-2019 –Align lessons and service-learning projects to monthly events and themes
- TeachOne initiative- Single-session lessons with a project idea adaptable for your grade and subject area.
- · Access Whiteboard Videos here
o What is Philanthropy?; Connecting Skills and Interests to Community Needs; Stages of Service-Learning; Understanding Advocacy and Action
· Establishing a Culture of Service
§ Units/lessons for each grade level K-12
o Character Education Units and Lessons for middle school
§ Teach 10 character traits
§ Great for advisory or small group activities
§ Twenty high school lessons linking folktales with generosity and character
o Culture of Kindness/Anti-Bullying lessons
§ Teach lessons that involve students in understanding patterns of bullying behavior and making plans to set up a more positive school culture.
o Service-learning Toolkit to Grow Kindness – Lessons and project ideas
School Information Form Fill in this online form to receive more information
Examples of Indiana Schools Service-Learning Experiences.Steps to Register: Self-School-Join school accounts
Learning to Give Website Video Tour (Beth Smith)
Director, generationOn Indiana
Phone: 317-891-9900 x201
Office in IASP Building, Indianapolis
Beth Smith, Bio
Consultant, generationOn Indiana
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Field Rep Southern IN, Teacher
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Field Rep Northern IN
Union Twp. Schools, Valparaiso, IN email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lisa Crick, genOn IN Field Rep, Northeast, Counselor at West Noble Elem, Ligonier, IN Email: email@example.com
Emily Hatton, genOn IN Field Rep, Southeast, Asst. Principal Highland Hills M.S., Georgetown, IN Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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IPARDE – Stages of Service-Learning Resources generationOn - Why Service-Learning?
genOn – Projects and Causes for
Kids and Teens
genOn - Register a Service Club
LTG – Why Philanthropy Education?
LTG--Ten Ways to Get Started
LTG TeachOne – Four initiatives throughout the year
LTG Plan Giving Instruction through your calendar
LTG Issue Area Page - Lessons and Toolkits
LTG Mini-Courses – Online PD in Philanthropy Education and Service-Learning – Earn PGP points
LTG Create an Account
Download a 2018-19 LTG Calendar
LTG Trending News
LTG Literature Guides