Character 33: Making a Difference–Wishing It Forward

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A local teen motivated her peers to join her in a huge marketing and fundraising effort. Katya Gehrin was ‘wishing it forward’ to a Wentzville middle schooler who she didn’t know before starting her project. The result was a massive fundraising effort by Francis Howell High School students and their surrounding community – to the tune of 10-thousand dollars. Joining with theMake-A-Wish foundation, the group formed a club then held fundraisers throughout the year. Thanks to their efforts, a Wentzville middle school students gets the trip of a lifetime to Florida.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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