Apeejay School, Delhi, India
High school science teacher Ritesh Sharma leads her students through a lesson on natural resources and sustainability, using the Good Work lens and a “value tree” activity to show students the importance of doing good in this area. Ritesh participated in the GoodWork certification course in India hosted by the Good Project and tGELF in 2011.
Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Freshmen at Bloomsburg University attend a seminar about the meaning of Good Work as a part of their orientation program. BU has developed an extensive Good Work initiative; information and materials are available by clicking here.
Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Students at CRLS, a public high school in Cambridge, discuss Good Work as a part of an internship seminar in 2013. The students in the class held community internships and met periodically to think about how the experience taught them about the meaning of excellence, ethics, and engagement.
Facing History and Ourselves’ 2015 Day of Learning
On March 13th, 2015 Facing History and Ourselves and Project Zero hosted the third annual Day of Learning, a symposium which challenges educators and students to delve into key social justice questions behind the presence of oppression in our world. The theme of this year’s Day of Learning was “Choosing to Participate,” and the event focused on exploring the need for and the ways in which we choose to be socially responsible and engaged in civics. Good Project researchers Lynn Barendsen and Carrie James gave a presentation entitled “Seeking Good: Exploring How Young People Navigate the Dilemmas of Participation” that examined findings from Good Project research in the areas of Good Work and Good Participation and its relevance to young people’s engagement with work and society.