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Lesson Plan July 3, 2019

The Ethics of Voluntourism and the Purpose of Travel


Warm-up: Considering effective individual responses to problems in other countries.

Introducing the Resource: Reading "How to Really Help Children Abroad" by Tina Rosenberg.

Discussion Questions

In-class Activity: Distinguishing between "relief work" and "development work."

Extension Activities:

  1. Creating an educational resource on effective relief work.
  2. Writing an opinion piece about the purpose and ethics of travel.

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