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Valuing The Differences

Valuing The Differences

These three lesson plans will help students realize that valuing the differences in one another is a great way to begin to understand uniqueness, what they like about one another, and yes what my name really is. A great way to teach tolerance and diversity. (Grades 2-12)
JamesHBurns
'Life after death doesn't make sense in the modern world'.Edexcel 9-1 Beliefs in Action Christianity

'Life after death doesn't make sense in the modern world'.Edexcel 9-1 Beliefs in Action Christianity

This lesson is for the specification of BELIEFS IN ACTION - EDEXCEL GCSE (9-1) RELIGIOUS STUDIES B. Topic = MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH with a focus on CHRISTIANITY. This lesson is catered to suit all abilities and learning styles that can easily be adapted to suit. The title is an exam question where students will answer it in exam conditions at the end of a lesson for a good plenary. These two lessons focus on why Christians believe in life after death. There is good scope for adaptation to suit individual classes. Students have good exam practice whilst learning the exam content in differing ways.
sam_512
Kindness Club Kit - Tools to Start an Animal Rights Club!

Kindness Club Kit - Tools to Start an Animal Rights Club!

(Ideal for Years 3–8, but can easily be adapted for all year levels) Empower your students, foster critical and creative thinking skills, and have some fun! This Kindness Club kit is designed for young activists who want to start an animal rights club in school. Starting a club is a great way for passionate students to get together and share ideas, plan and carry out meaningful and empowering activities for change, and spread awareness about animal rights issues in their communities. The Kindness Club guide is an 8-page booklet that details how students can start a club in their school, and includes useful tips about forming and maintaining an advocacy group. The five skill builders included in the booklet have been developed by experienced activists, teachers and writers to teach students various forms of effective and peaceful activism in today’s democratic environment, such as letter-writing, petitioning, creating awareness material using print and video media, and fundraising. The fact sheets include important information about various animal rights issues in Australia, as well as research points and discussion questions designed to encourage students to think critically about the information and conduct their own investigations. Students can use the campaign ideas in their booklet to start their club’s first activities, or use them to develop their own ideas for their first campaigns. To order a physical kit which includes stickers and bookmarks, visit http://www.thinkkind.org/club/
thinkkind
Philosophy and ethics GCSE- NEW COURSES- 2018-

Philosophy and ethics GCSE- NEW COURSES- 2018-

Hi all, Here is my GCSE unit on philosophy and ethics for the new exam boards. Primarily my focus was for the edexcel courses but I have that these themes are throughout courses. Lessons are ready to be taught and contain exam questions, videos, and sources of wisdom and authority. These are for the belied in God part of the course so lessons have a theological angle. Enjoy.
webb-jack
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Lessons on Character (Grades 5-12)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Lessons on Character (Grades 5-12)

These lesson are designed to provide the students with a view of some of the quotes by Dr. Martin Luther King and also the character qualities that he displayed as a civil rights leader in the 1960’s. The lesson includes 10 quotes with one bonus quote at the end. Each quote has a character quality associated with it and 5-6 questions that you as the teacher can ask your students that will provoke discussion and give the students a chance to think of their responsibility as it relates to the character qualities. There is a short quiz at the end that the class can take as a whole, with one bonus question. Each question is worth 10 points. The bonus question can be awarded as many points as the teacher would like in order to increase the student’s score.
JamesHBurns
Research Methods (10 Lessons) [ GCSE Sociology ]

Research Methods (10 Lessons) [ GCSE Sociology ]

This bundle contains complete resources for teaching the Research Methods unit for the new GCSE Sociology specifications. It includes 10 fully resourced lessons and additional tools; it was designed for the AQA specification but relevant to all GCSE Sociology teachers. This Bundle Includes: A) 10 x Fully Resources Lessons Lesson 1: Introduction & Key-Words Lesson 2: Ethical Issues & Debates Lesson 3: Famous Examples of Sociological Research Lesson 4: Research Methods (Primary Data Collection) Lesson 5: Types of Data & Data Analysis Lesson 6: Primary & Secondary Sources Lesson 7: Sampling Methods & Strategies Lesson 8: Unit Overview & Review Lesson Lesson 9: Assessment Lesson Lesson 10: ICT Suite Lesson (Unit Overview) B) Teaching Tools i) Personal Learning Checklist' (Research Methods, AQA) ii) Sociological Research Methods Workbook ('Design your own study' approach) iii) Research Methods A3 Learning Mat iv) A3 DIRT Worksheet Unlike previous bundles, we've left this resources as fully editable. We take considerable time making our resources to the highest possible standard, positive reviews are greatly appreciated. Feel free to contact us if you need additional resources creating or have any questions: godwin86@gmail.com PS: AQA Sociology GCSE Teachers' Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1786443641643898/ Check out our great website to help you find out other GCSE Sociology resources: http://ks4sociology.wordpress.com PLEASE NOTE: Minimum system requirements: 512MB RAM, 1.5ghz processor. Microsoft Office.
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FOX - CNN - MSNBC

FOX - CNN - MSNBC

All the news fair and balanced. Or is it? Our students come from homes where these news outlets become the moral compass of their parents. They then come into school with less tolerance for others only to discover that diversity is everywhere including their classroom. This audio will help you understand why teaching tolerance is so important.
JamesHBurns
Everybody Knows Presentation

Everybody Knows Presentation

This power point presentation covers the 10 things that Everybody Know with a short video at the end. It is designed to help teachers learn to speak up and speak out regarding the pervasiveness of disrespect, irresponsibility, and lack of compliance in our schools.
JamesHBurns
Keys To An Effective In School Suspension Program

Keys To An Effective In School Suspension Program

Suspensions at times don't work but, In school suspension can work if it is handled the correct way. This step by step guide outline the keys to an effective in school suspension program and provides a handy log to monitor student progress both academically and behaviorally. A great resource.
JamesHBurns
Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations

This journal poses 10 questions that helps students see their responsibility in social problem solving. It helps the student see that the problem starts with me and ends with us. A great tool for conflict resolution and mediation.
JamesHBurns
Sexual Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying In Schools and In The Workplace

Sexual Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying In Schools and In The Workplace

This guide is usable for teachers and students alike. It explains what Sexual Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying looks like which is a great way for teachers to start a discussion with their students on the topic. It also fits in with the culture of our world today as this issue seems to be in the news on a daily basis. It is truly instructive and preventative.
JamesHBurns