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We are a grant funded program facilitated by the IASP Indiana Association of School Principals and the IMLEA Indiana Middle Level Education Association to support and assist educators andyouth development professionals in Indiana with FREE service service learning andphilanthropy education lessons and resources from generationOn and Learning to Give FREE WEBSITE RESOURCES.generationOn www generationOn orgOur vision A world where all young people have the opportunity to make a positive mark on theOur mission To provide programs and resources that support the development of caring compassionate and capable kids and teens through service empowering them to becomechangemakers in their communities and the world .Learning to Give www learningtogive orgOur mission is to provide quality inspirational and field tested tools to help K 12 teacherseducate equip and empower their students to be giving and caring citizens Imagine aworld where all youth are knowledgeable and equipped for lifelong engagement inphilanthropy as givers of time talent and treasure for the common good . Staff Introductions Joan Belschwender Director generationOn iasp org Retired teacher in 2010 Taught 34 years in MSD Warren Twp Indpls Beth Smith Indiana School Consultant bethsmithgenonin iasp org. Teacher for 31 years in private faith based school inner city public school suburban public Team Leader building autism coordinator gifted and talented education special educationlicense general education license Teacher of the Year for IPS State of Indiana Teacher of theYear Finalist Darlene Short Teacher Castle North M S Southern IN Field Rep dshort warrick k12 in us. Jack Birmingham Asst Superintendent Union Twp Schools Northern IN Field Repjbirmingham union k12 in us Lisa Crick Counselor West Noble Elementary NE IN Field Rep lisamcrick gmail com Emily Hatton Ass t Principal Highland Middle School SE IN Field Rep emilyhatton3106 gmail com. Todd Bess Executive Director IASP and facilitator Shirley Wright Executive Director IMLEA and facilitator and co coordinator Why Philanthropy Education Students exhibit more charitable beliefs attitudes and behaviors Builds ownership and Why Serve of service learning. Gives a deeper purpose for learning students recognize talents and skills to make a difference Increases student motivation to attend school Improves school culture Community sees youth as an asset rather than a liability. Practice different habits of life long philanthropy Broadens perspectives or career opportunities Develops critical thinking and leadership Share these videos Here is a GREAT way to introduce your students to the idea of philanthropy and its.importance What is Philanthropy This energetic whiteboard video featured above defines describes and provides examples of philanthropy and service learning perfect to educateand inspire any K 12 classroom Understanding Advocacy and Action In this video we provide examples of the power of.advocacy and action By incorporating and infusing philanthropy education and service learning into regular curriculum students learn there are many ways to make a difference and that they have the strength and power to give time talent or treasure for thecommon good Connecting Skills and Interests to Community Needs What are your interests and skills .These can be used in meeting community needs as you take action for the common good Stages of Service Learning Service learning connects learning to needs in the community Follow the steps in the process outlined here to make successful plans with your students Service Service Learning What is the difference Service is Service Learning is .volunteer action to meet a research based teaching andthe needs of others or for learning strategy that engagesthe common good youth in service to meet learningobjectives and address real world issues through service . What are the Benefits of Service Learning Students gain Critical thinking problem solving leadership collaboration andcommunication skills Real world experience linked to academic subjects. Increased self efficacy as they address community needsSchools gain Deeper connection between academic knowledge and real world applications Increased pro social behavior and student engagementCommunities gain. Opportunities to build positive relationships between community and schools New generation of caring and experienced citizens with an awareness of key 175 and 5 How Does Service learning Affect StudentPerformance Of the 180 instructional days about FIVE are spent in standardized testing .How can we make the other 175 days more productive and meaningful Service learning is an important component in improving academicachievement Students who are more civically engaged perform better in reading mathematics history and science and are more apt to complete high. Low socio economic students who participate in service learning scoredhigher in achievement motivation grades and attendance than theirsimilar peers who had no involvement Universal Design for Learning Service Learning. Representation UDL offers information in more than one format Hands on learning through service learning projects gives all kids a chance toaccess academic material in whichever way is best suited totheir learning strengths Action and expression UDL gives kids more than one way to interact.with the material and to show what they ve learned oral presentations group projects etc embedded into their service learning projects Engagement UDL looks for different ways to motivate students Lettingkids make choices and giving them assignments that feel relevant to theirlives is an important element in UDL and service learning . Service Learning and eLearning LTG lessons cross all curricular subjects and areas of study Lessons can be part of a unit or stand alone as one day lessons Students use technology to research and plan service learningexperiences. Students make a real world connection to their eLearning Students experience a greater level of achievement and engagement Students learn that they can make a difference Service Learning and eLearning The Connections E service learning occurs when the instructional component the.service component or both are conducted online E service learning frees service learning from place based access orgeographical constraints E service learning also overcomes whatsome consider a key limitation to online learning a perceived lack ofinteraction. E service learning addresses student engagement and real worldapplication for learning by providing meaningful questions byconnecting to real world issues and by creating deliverables for theexternal community partner s Service Learning and Indiana. Service learning is a part of the new Graduation Pathways Existing content from all disciplines can be tied to service learningthrough Learning to Give lessons and projects on generationOn Educators can utilize lessons to introduce reinforce reteach orexpand upon Indiana Standards. Search for lessons can be drilled down to the minutia 6 2 1 www learningtogive org lessons... Service Learning and the IEPService learning provides Opportunities for academic social and life skills instruction in a real world. Opportunities for community based instruction in an inclusive setting Natural setting for character education and social skills acquisition and Opportunities for functional activities that are inherent in many of theservice learning opportunities i e a clothing drive allows for studentsto sort wash fold and iron the donated items for distribution. Incorporates and improves technology skills Community Partners Assess your current resources who is already involved invested Look for additional resources and take the first step reach out Look for long term relationships and partnerships. Don t count anyone out Stress the benefits and the win win scenario Be creative and think outside of the box Engage students in outreach Four Types of Service. Direct Service Learning person to person face to face service projects inwhich the students service directly impacts individuals who receive theservice from the students Indirect Service Learning Students participate in activities that will helppeople They do not work directly with the people . Research Based Service Learning gathering and presenting information onareas of interest and need projects that find gather and report oninformation that is needed Advocacy Service Learning educating others about topics of publicinterest projects that aim to create awareness and action on some issue.that impacts the community The Six Steps of Service Learning Investigation Matching student passions and community needs Preparation Getting ready for service through learning Action Service Direct Indirect Advocacy or Research.Reflection Making meaning through multiple modes Used throughout the processDemonstration Public display of the process and impact of service learning Evaluation Assessing students learning and service There are professional development modules and documents on the website that explain.these steps in detail Downloadable and Printable templates to use with your students The IPARDE steps mirror the Engineering Design Process used in STEM Utilizing theIPARDE steps in any content area engages students in the STEM process Map Your Heartbreak Draw a heart as a part of a virtual lesson this can be.completed on paper and then shared in an online journaling response On the left side of the heart write down things you are passionateabout animals reading friends family On the right side of the heart write what breaks your heart about thesethings animals that don t have a home some children can t read etc . How can YOU affect a change on these heartbreaks Write these ideasoutside of the heart www learningtogive org resourc... generationOn Online ResourcesDashboard Manage projects and submit reports.For Classrooms and Schools School Directory Resources for Educators IPARDE Links to LTGProjects and Causes Project Ideation Search forprojects by issue areas or age categoryResources Fact Sheets Thematic Books Do Your Own.Thing GuidesClubs for Kids and Teens Learning to Give Online Resources www learningtogive orgo Google Search Box on LTG main page Search over 1700 K 12 philanthropy.education lessonso Search Lessons by Key Word Grade level Subject and more filters o Check out the main page and the 4 main tabs Teach Issue Areas Current Events Lessons Youth Activities White Papers Literature Guides Get Started Teach One Lead Your School Plan Giving Instruction Professional Development Mini Grants .Collaboration Opportunities About Why Philanthropy Education and about LTG Partners Collaborative Projects with Projects Organizations Independent School resourcesoFree e newsletter sign upoTrending LTG news.oCreate an Account to share your stories with LTG Nonprofit Meets a Need for www learningtogive org resourc... What is the need Mr Kayongo addressed In refugee camps families had to choose between food and soap.because 1 for soap was a significant portion of their money What doyou think was the effect of not using soap Do you think his solution was simple What makes it sustainable What are some needs you are aware of in your school andcommunity . Beneficial Bees Science LA Technology Students explore bees as pollinators and learn about reasonstheir population numbers have been declining in recentyears They write a letter or create a handout to teach.others how to help bees through planting native species Elementary School Lessons Animals Matter Grade 1 Animal Welfare Unit Grow Involved K 2 Grades K 1 2. The students listen and respond to a story about caring andphilanthropy related to environmental stewardship and animal Investigating Statistics Sci Math LA Tech SS The learners explore a government website to find statistics and facts.about unemployment They look for a correlation between education income level and employment After gathering information studentspropose ideas for encouraging people to get further education ordropout prevention They choose an audience and a format for.Resource Introductions. We are a grant funded program facilitated by the IASP (Indiana Association of School Principals) and the IMLEA (Indiana Middle Level Education Association) to support and assist educators and youth development professionals in Indiana with FREE service, service-learning, and philanthropy education lessons and resources from generationOn and Learning to Give.