Community Organizing: (Grades 4 — 12)
- Clarify their values.
- Articulate their dreams and goals.
- Explore potential career paths that align with their passion, purpose, and skills.
- Develop habits that lead to personal success.
- Learn about money, bank accounts, credit and debit cards, credit scores, buying vs. leasing cars, renting vs. buying homes.
- Learn about college preparation and financial aid.
- Learn money management and investment strategies.
- Write a resume and a cover letter.
- Articulate the kind of lifestyle they want to live.
- Explore what income and type of career that lifestyle will require.
- Create and implement a project that benefits their community, aligns with their values and goals, and with one of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
- Create a video documenting their process and presenting their project.
- Present the video at the culminating event.
- Engage with professional mentors.
- Develop leadership and creative problem-solving skills.
Processes and activities include:
- Conducting online research.
- Developing PowerPoint presentations.
- Presenting findings to peers.
- Learning about money, budgeting, and investing.
- Learning video production and editing skills.
- Learning basic digital graphic design skills.
- Setting and achieving personal goals.
iDEAS by Youth Symposium
We will help you prepare your students to the yearly competitive final event where they will present their ideas to experts, community leaders and investors.
We offer step-by-step facilitation instructions, teaching scripts and ongoing support for you to ask questions or clarify facilitation techniques and any other details of the program.
Purpose & Vision
Creating a Project Based Learning (PBL) Culture
PBLWORKS Gold Standards
PBL Facilitation Guides
Assessment of Knowledge
– iDEAS Financial Wellness Facilitator