Social Justice - My World, My Change!
This resource will provide Grade 6-10 students and teachers with a basic framework to explore and understand issues of social justice. It will support teachers in engaging students in developing an understanding of the written and unwritten rules which govern the society in which they live, investigate their self-image and role in their communities, and participate actively in promoting equity in alignment with the Citizenship Education Framework from the Ontario Social Studies/History and Geography curriculum.
The teacher guide will provide educators with lessons, family engagement opportunities and assessment and evaluation tools.
In addition to this resource being a concrete starting point for social justice education, it will also support both teachers and students in developing skills to examine all learning through a critical lens.
This teaching resource includes:
- 30 copies of the Student Activity workbook
- 1 Teacher Guide
This program is suitable for grades 6-10.
PRICE: $29.99* (PLUS S&H + TAX)
About the Writers:
Robyn Ecclestone and Sarah Hill are experienced educators who have taught JK to Grade 8 between them, and have each taught in all 3 divisions. Ms Hill holds an MA in Child Study and Education and Ms Ecclestone a Master of Education, both from OISE/University of Toronto. During their graduate studies, both Ms Hill and Ms Ecclestone conducted research on bullying, inclusive classrooms, their impacts on students’ experiences, and the role of the teacher as change agent. They were part of the 2012 cohort of the Teacher Learning and Leadership Program, a Ministry of Education-funded opportunity for practicing teachers to conduct research in an area of their choice. Ms Hill and Ms Ecclestone completed a year-long research project, entitled “Using the Arts to Address Issues of Social Justice, Equity, and Inclusive Education”.
In recent years, they have given presentations to students in Grades 7-12, educators, and university students on issues of socioeconomic status, mental health, the arts, and teaching for social justice and equity. They are passionate about creating safe, inclusive spaces for learning, and have sat on various committees and taken on leadership roles in this area. Their programs are grounded in evidence based research that creates spaces where all students are equal, welcomed and valued.
*There is a $5.99 shipping charge per package for all orders within Ontario. For orders outside Ontario, the shipping cost is $9.99 per package.