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Teacher’s Talk LawNow: Host an Earth Summit

The environment and Canada’s resource driven economy has been a recurring top story in the national news. There is currently an abundance of teachable moments to discuss the environment. The latest issue of LawNow magazine explores environmental causes and the law and is the perfect backgrounder for informed discussions about current events and environmental issues. […]

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Ryan Day
Ryan Day
Ryan Day is an experienced teacher and was the Youth Program Coordinator at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA). Ryan has developed educational materials for non-profits that work with at risk youth as well as curriculum matched resources for Alberta teachers.
 

School’s In: Dogged Determination

Download this lesson plan as a PDF worksheet. To the Teachers: Activities in this lesson are designed for students taking Law Studies in high schools. The activities are created to teach students about becoming entrepreneurs of small businesses, a venture they could pursue during the summer holidays. Students will read the story about Kelly and […]

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Susan Galloway
Susan Galloway is a retired teacher and was a Project Assistant with the Legal Resource Centre (now called Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta) in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

School’s In: Students, Social Participation, Charities, and Law

Download this lesson plan as a PDF worksheet. To the Teachers Many current programs of studies require students to develop skills that enable them to become involved collaboratively in social action for the benefit of their communities and the world. This edition of School’s In examines non-profit and charitable organizations. In particular, how can the work of […]

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Lorine Sweeney
Lorine Sweeney, EdD is an educational speaker and writer with a background in curriculum and instruction.
 

School’s In: Youth and Student Unions: A Governance Model

Download this lesson plan as a PDF worksheet. Getting Started To teachers This lesson involves student understanding of governance in non-profit organizations and involves students in adopting or creating a governance model for student unions. To students Do you ever wonder about the responsibilities of being on student council? Do you ever wonder if those […]

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Lorine Sweeney
Lorine Sweeney, EdD is an educational speaker and writer with a background in curriculum and instruction.
 

School’s In: Changing Faces to Learn About Bullying

Bullying — and its variations teasing, ostracizing, intimidating, assaulting — is a problem that has come out of its closet and into the courtrooms in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. But it isn’t new. Bullying is a time-honoured approach to life acted out everywhere from schoolyards to the killing fields of war, from […]

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