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Jamie Nabozny: Bullying: Language, Literature and Life

Jamie Nabozny: Bullying: Language, Literature and Life

LESSON GRADE LEVEL: 7–12 Human Rights Issue: Standard of Living, Education, Freedom from Persecution, Freedom from Discrimination Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 2: Freedom from Discrimination Article 3: Right To Life, Liberty, Personal Freedom Article 5: Freedom From Torture And Degrading Treatment Article 25: Right to an Adequate Standard of Living• Article 26: Right [...]

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John Lewis: Non-Violent Activism

John Lewis: Non-Violent Activism

New to the STTP site this month is a lesson plan based on the work of Congressman John Lewis, who has dedicated his life to protecting human rights, securing civil liberties, and building what he described as “The Beloved Community” in America.

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Abubacar Sultan: Children’s Rights

Abubacar Sultan: Children’s Rights

What are the causes and effects of forcing children to take part in combat? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Elie Wiesel: Speaking Truth to Genocide

How can we be more like Elie Wiesel today? What can this class do to remember the Holocaust and be a defender against genocide? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Marina Pisklakova: Domestic Violence

Marina Pisklakova: Domestic Violence

What does it mean to be safe? Where does one expect to be safe? Why did the authors of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights use the language “Personal Security”? Where does domestic violence occur? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Dalai Lama:  Free Expression and Religion

Dalai Lama: Free Expression and Religion

What happens when you are not able to practice your religion? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Juliana Dogbadzi: Slavery/Trafficking

Juliana Dogbadzi: Slavery/Trafficking

If slavery is illegal, why does it exist throughout the world today? For what reasons do governments turn a blind eye to human trafficking and slavery? How can effective change occur? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Harry Wu: Forced Labor

Harry Wu: Forced Labor

What is dehumanization? How are labor camps a violation of human rights? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Vaclav Havel: Free Expression

Vaclav Havel: Free Expression

What does freedom of expression mean? Why did the authors of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights include free expression in their document? Why do we need access to information to live in a truly free society? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Van Jones: Police Brutality

Van Jones: Police Brutality

What role does law enforcement play in society? What responsibility does the media, in its many forms, have to the larger society? What mechanisms or institutions are in place to provide oversight of law enforcement agencies What can we learn about real priorities by reviewing approved budgets? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12 and Higher Education.

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