History & Social Studies
K-12 educators will develop invaluable lessons for their students around issues of equity, social justice and the human rights of the child by examining the texts, "A Critical Inquiry Framework for K-12 Teachers: Lessons and Resources from the U.N. Rights of the Child" and "Teaching Human Rights: Practical Activities for Primary and Secondary Schools.”
In addition, a review of related literature, websites and videos will enable you to integrate these human rights issues into your curriculum and engage your students with thoughtful inquiry based lessons and activities. The development of a service-learning project will culminate the course.
Required texts: A Critical Inquiry Framework for K-12 Teachers, approximately $14 used and Teaching
Human Rights, approximately $15 used. Both are available at Amazon.com.
|We advise you to review and download a summary of the course syllabus before registering.
Text about $14 used on amazon.
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