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Social Justice Begins With Me
This is a brand new ETFO literature-based resource kit for Early Years to Grade 8. This year-round resource builds on the concepts originally introduced in We're Erasing Prejudice for Good, and is organized using ten monthly themes: Self-Esteem, Sharing Our Lives, Peace, Building Supportive Communities, Rights of the Child, Caring Hands, Untie the Knots of Prejudice, Local and Global Citizenship, True Worth and Beauty, and Circles and Cycles.For a complete list of all books in the kit view the Social Justice Begins with Me booklist.
For more information see the article and curriculum insert from Voice magazine.
Social Justice Begins With Me is listed on the Ontario Ministry of Education’s Registry of Resources for Safe and Inclusive Schools: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/safeschools/registry.html.
Suitcase vs. the CD Version
The kit comes in two different versions: as a suitcase or as a CD. Take a look at the chart on this pdf document for the similarities and differences between the two.
You can view the ETFO book club page to access the facilitator's guide and more.Primary online book club for social justice begins with me: click here. EWS WorkshopsFor more information about a workshop click here.CLC Working Voices Websitehttp://clcworkingvoices.ca/Mobile/For more examples of lessons from Social Justice Begins With Me click here.Order It!
The resource is available at shopETFO for $45 for the CD version, and $65 for the suitcase version.For more information, please contact Adam Peer, extension 2239, firstname.lastname@example.org, at the provincial office.
Each month a different list of books (e.g. Peace, the Environment, Ability/Disability, etc,) from the Social Justice Begins With Me kit will be highlighted through the eNewsletter and posted on the ETFO website to make members aware of the picture books that are in this ETFO resource.
These lists were developed and assembled by the following members: Jill Aoki-Barrett, Niagara; Lauren Chapple, Durham; and Emily-Hastings-Speck, Peel.