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Education - Classroom Matters

This guide outlines resources held by UVic Libraries on topics related to K-12 classrooms.

Featured books


Aboriginal Worldviews and Perspectives in the Classroom: Moving Forward - this guide was created to support teachers in better understanding Truth and Reconciliation and the newly revised BC curriculum.  Look to it for a model of authentic inclusion and how to incorporate First Peoples Principles of Learning into the classroom.

Canadian Literature for Social Justice

An annotated bibliography of resources from a Canada-wide SSHRC-funded study on Canadian literature to promote social justice in the classroom.
Fighting Antisemitism Together (FAST):  Excellent Middle-Grade lessons on human rights using the lens of the Bully the bullied and the bystander as a lens.  Available in French.
Toolkit for Human Rights Education:  from the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.  Lessons are searchable by grade, province and human-rights issue.

Voices into Action:  Excellent Secondary curriculum on human rights, prejudice, genocide, immigration and personal action. Available in French.

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