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Animal Welfare: A Key Component in Social Justice

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BCSPCA - 3 years ago
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Animals are vulnerable beings in that they are su…
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BCSPCA - 3 years ago
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Animals are vulnerable beings in that they are subjected to situations beyond their control. Using animals as a bridge to discuss social justice issues can be a way to ease students into more sensitive and personal social justice issues such as racism and stereotyping. Included in this package are some outlined activities and discussion questions that should get the conversation started. These are designed to encourage students to think critically about where their beliefs and ideas come from and help them in their future discussions about issues involving people in society, as well as give them a chance to reflect on their own views on animals.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
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Social Responsibility
Critical thinking
Animal welfare
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https://spca.bc.ca/programs-services/leaders-in-our-field/professional-resources/for-teachers/
Learning Standards
Personal awareness, social responsibility, critical thinking.
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60-120 minutes
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English
Date Created
Feb 25, 2016
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Voices Into Action - free, ERAC approved, bilingual online resource.

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VoicesintoAction - 4 years ago
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Voices into Action is a free, bilingual, ERAC app…
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VoicesintoAction - 4 years ago
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Voices into Action is a free, bilingual, ERAC approved bilingual online humanities educational resource. It includes 6 units with a host of lessons on social justice issues through case studies, original videos, and primary resources. Students delve into horrific facts about The Holocaust, genocide, homophobia, gender inequality, Aboriginal history, immigration, cyber bullying, and much more. VIA is aimed at raising students’ social consciousness to help abolish hatred and prejudice in Canada and beyond. Register to use your Teacher Dashboard and get started creating customized lessons for each of your classes so your students can access your lesson from any mobile device.
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Social Justice
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Gender studies
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LGBTQ
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http://www.voicesintoaction.ca
Learning Standards
Secondary School Humanities with curriculum connections in Social Justice, Social Studies, English Language Arts, Aboriginal Studies, History, Comparative Civilizations, Psychology, Civics, and Media Studies.
Duration
225 hours
Language
English
Date Created
May 21, 2015