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Supporting Indiana educators, administrators and youth development professional with philanthropy education, service and service-learning resources from generationOn and Learning to Give.


2017 generationOn Indiana Service-Learning Workshop – June 9, 8:30 am – 4 pm EST at the IASP building in Indianapolis. FREE to a teacher that would be interested in attending to learn how to engage, educate, and empower students through service-learning and philanthropy Click here for more information on the registration link.  Email Joan at if you have any questions. 


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May – Monthly Theme – Senior Citizens

  • There is no better time show seniors you care.  Teens and Kids can find Project ideas, Do Your Own Thing Guides; and Fact sheets on this issue area
  • Check out a list of 22 quick and easy activities and projects that you can do to brighten a senior’s day.
  • Featured LTG Lessons Plans for Seniors found here.

June –  Health and Wellness  – check on the generationOn Website in June for resources

July – Animal Welfare – check back on the generationOn Website in July for resources



May is Bike Safety Month!  – Share this LTG K-2 lesson called “Bike Safety” with your teachers. 

May is Older American’s Month –  Inter-generational Service-Learning Toolkit K-12

Memorial Day:  Veterans and community Helpers Service-Learning Toolkit (K-12)


Plan Giving Instruction Through Your Calendar –  Add service to your calendar for the 2017-2018 school year by aligning philanthropy lessons and service-learning projects to monthly events.   August – June – Monthly pages with lessons and project ideas. 


August –  Establish a Culture of Service and Kindness

  • Teach introductory philanthropy lessons at every grade level; character education lessons; anti-bulling lessons  


LTG Issue Area Page –  Get ideas for planning service and learning around 14 different issue areas! Lesson plans, community resources, and project ideas.

LTG Online Mini-Courses –  Free online training about philanthropy education and service-learning.  New – “Introduction to LTG” mini-course.





Spotlight on Service-Learning Articles – Written by Beth Smith, genOn IN Consultant, published in the monthly IASP Indianagram



Sensational Service-Learning

Science, Standards, and Service

Service-Learning “Bears” Benefits 


Banner Service-Learning Efforts in Southern Hancock Schools

Mentoring, Motivating, and Making a Difference 

Marching into Spring with

Boston Middle Schools Showers
their Community with Service-Learning 

Anti-Bullying-Awareness, Advocacy, and  Alternatives  




Introduction to generationOn IN-generationOn-LTG

Introduction Webinar to Learning to Give and generationOn

This 20 minute webinar is co-presented by LTG and generationOn and introduces both organizations and how to use their online resources.

generationOn Service Stories –  Get inspired by Service and Service-Learning Stories submitted by members of the generationOn network.  You can filter by issue area, city or state, or browse them all.

School Information Form Fill in this online form to receive more information

Examples of Indiana School Service-Learning Experiences

Contact:  Joan Belschwender

Director, generationOn Indiana


Phone:  317-891-9900 x 201

Office in IASP Building,


Register yourself on generationOn

to receive monthly updates;

be eligible for our genOn IN mini-grants ;

access all resources on the genOn Website

Register your School as a generationOn School

to use the online Schools Service-Learning

Tracker; be eligible for free service-learning

PD at your school;

access teaching resources and support needed

to engage your students in academically

rigorous service-learning experiences and

to build a culture of service in your

school and community.



Service Learning and the Common Core

PBL and Service-Learning

STEM and Service-Learning

generationOn Website

Learning to Give Website

Points of Entry into generationOn and Learning to Give

Register on generationOn

to receive monthly

e-  newsletters

and updates for Educators/Administrators.

No cost

generationOn overview

Becoming a generationOn School

generationOn Service Clubs MS/HS

generationOn Kids Care Clubs Elementary

generationOn Educator – Lessons and More

Why Service-Learning?

IPARDE-the six steps to Service_Learning

Professional Development on Service-Learning and Philanthropy Education

Register a generationOn Service Club for middle and high school age to receive the Clubs monthly e-newsletters and updates. – No cost

Register agenerationOn Kids Care Club for elementary age to receive the KCC monthly e-newsletters and updates. –No cost 

Mini-Grant Information

Sample Mini-Grant Application

Live Link to online application is provided to registered educators

Service project ideas by Issue on Teens tab


Sign up  LTG e-newsletters.

No cost



Sign up  LTG e-newsletters. – No cost

More Information

generationOn Schools Registration

generationOn Schools Directory

Service-Learning Tracker

Introduction to generationOn Power Point

Free LTG Newsletter Sign UP

 Suggested Resources

LTG – Environmental Stewardship lessons

Animal Welfare lessons

Character Education Lessons – Grades 6-8

Literature Guides for Elementary Picture Books and Teen Novels

TG Lessons Fundraising Collections

LTG Lesson Plans Related to Collecting Treasure for Community Needs

TG-Themed Units-Featured lessons and resources

LTG-What is Philanthropy Education?

LTG-Featured Lesson Plans

Anti-bullying Curriculum

MLK Day Resources

Helping Young People Process Tragedies

Projects of the Month

LTG – Character Education Units – Grade6-8

LTG Lesson Plans related to Collecting Treasure for Community Needs

 LTG – Anti-Bullying Lessons K-12

LTG – Why philanthropy Education in K-12 Classrooms

LTG – Monthly Moments of Service Calendar



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