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Animal Welfare: A Key Component in Social Justice

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BCSPCA - 5 years ago
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Animals are vulnerable beings in that they are su…
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BCSPCA - 5 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.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
Social Responsibility
Critical thinking
Animal welfare
URLs
https://spca.bc.ca/programs-services/leaders-in-our-field/professional-resources/for-teachers/
Learning Standards
Personal awareness, social responsibility, critical thinking.
Duration
60-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 25, 2016
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Helena Gutteridge Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 3

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Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Hele…
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Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Helen Gutteridge” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the work of an outstanding advocate for the rights of women and minorities as well as advocacy for women’s suffrage in the early years of the 20th century. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Peace Activist
Suffragette
Gender studies
voting
radical
women’s rights
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
In the area of society and Identity the materials help to develop an assessment of the impact of Canada’s social policies and programs on the lives of Canadians. Additionally, the lesson materials can be used to explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels. Helena Gutteridge materials has a strong connection to the description of the roles of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2015
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Voices Into Action - free, ERAC approved, bilingual online resource.

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VoicesintoAction - 5 years ago
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Voices into Action is a free, bilingual, ERAC app…
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VoicesintoAction - 5 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.
Subject
Social Justice
Keywords
Gender studies
Assessment rubrics
LGBTQ
URLs
http://www.voicesintoaction.ca
Duration
225 hours
Language
English
Date Created
May 21, 2015
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The Labour Movement in British Columbia 1840-2013

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Wayne Axford - 6 years ago
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The Labour Movement in British Columbia 1840-1914…
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Wayne Axford - 6 years ago
Description
The Labour Movement in British Columbia 1840-1914 and 1914-2013 can be used as background material for the Working People: A History of Labour in BC vignettes series hosted on the Knowledge Network. The articles are designed to be used individually in the Social Studies 10 and Social Studies 11 course. Teachers can supplement the reading activity with selected lessons from the Working People: A History of Labour in BC lessons that will be posted here. Additionally, the video series The Edge of the World: B.C.'s Early Years has a number of segments that compliment the reading for the 1840-1914 time period.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
First Nations
Aboriginal People
Child Labour
Unions
Strikes
URLs
https://www.knowledge.ca/program/working-people-history-labour-british-columbia
https://youtu.be/_mco6Z-6xCk
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 and 11 curriculums. For Social Studies 10, critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including gender roles, ethnicity and daily life as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. Additionally, aspects of the environmental impact and attitudes towards resource extraction are developed as they relate to the “Environment” learning outcome of the IRP. Regarding Social Studies 11, the areas of the “skills and processes of social studies” apply throughout as well as aspects of how Canadians can affect change at the federal and provincial levels of government. In the later examples of the reading the impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms are reflected in the work. The role of workers in both World War I and II and aspects of the “Autonomy and International Involvement” aspect of the IRP . The material can also be affectively applied to the “Society and Culture” of the curriculum addressing the development and impact of social policies and programs, the role of the labour movement in Canada and specifically the role of women in social, political and economic change in Canada.
Duration
4 hours +
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 14, 2014