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Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier

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Presentation
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Donna White - 3 years ago
Description
Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child…
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Submitted By
Donna White - 3 years ago
Description
Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier, brings students face to face with the child soldier situation that occurred in Uganda when infamous warlord, Joseph Kony, abducted 60,000 children and forced them to join his Lord’s Resistance Army. Teachers who have used this book in their classrooms note that student interest is high as the story is fast paced and the characters are very relatable. Real life events in the book provide a perfect teaching opportunity to contrast the lives of children in other parts of the world and challenge the way in which students view themselves and their place in society. Although events in the story are horrifying, there are moments of warmth and humour that are uplifting and give hope to the human condition. Teaching resources, including chapter by chapter discussion questions, activities, and a power point presentation, are available on the resource page of White’s website.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Global Classroom
URLs
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/resources.html
Duration
Global Classroom/Social Justice Issues Unit
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 7, 2018
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Climate Insights 101 - lessons on climate change

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Submitted By
Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions - 6 years ago
Description
Developed and produced by the Pacific Institute f…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
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Adult
Submitted By
Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions - 6 years ago
Description
Developed and produced by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, Climate Insights 101 is a trilogy of animated and interactive courses that provide a comprehensive understanding of the causes of climate change, of how society can adapt, and the options for mitigation. Each course contains 3-4 lessons with test-your-knowledge sections. Teaching resources are also available to download from the site.
Subject
Science
Earth Science
Keywords
climate change
global warming
greenhouse effect
climate modelling
carbon tax
URLs
http://pics.uvic.ca/education/climate-insights-101
https://pics.uvic.ca/education/climate-insights-mini-lessons#qt-climate_insights_mini_lessons-ui-tabs1
http://pics.uvic.ca/education/teaching-resources
Duration
4 - 60 minute online courses
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 17, 2015