- Service Oriented
- Appreciation for Diversity
- Artistic and Cultural Appreciation
- Global Awareness
- Learning from and working collaboratively with individuals
- Representing diverse cultures, religions, and lifestyles in a spirit of mutual respect, and open dialogue in personal, work, and community contexts
- Actively valuing equity
- Giving back
- Engaging in service learning
- Participating in global citizenship
- Integrate current events into lessons.
- Make meaningful curriculum connections to the community and world.
- Expose students to literature, arts and culture from various sources.
- Using technology, connect with classrooms outside the Lee's Summit community.
- Offer opportunities for authentic service learning projects in conjunction with the curriculum.
- Cultivate a classroom environment that respects and values the the diversity of thought.
- Give students opportunities to practice civil discourse
- Lesson plan from PBS.org
Benefits of Service Learning
- “At The Global Citizens' Initiative, we say that a “global citizen is someone who identifies with being part of an emerging world community and whose actions contribute to building this community's values and practices.”
- "A global citizen is someone who identifies with being a part of an emerging world community, and whose actions contribute to shaping its values and practices."
Characteristics of a WGHS Graduate
WELL-BEING: Protect wellness by promoting healthy relationships, experiences, and choices