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United Nations Children's Fund, London (England). – 1993
This set of guides introduces teachers and students to the "UN Convention on the Rights of the Child." The set features a teacher's handbook and project books on participation, provision, and protection. Topic webs from these three books are used to illustrate the teaching of these materials. "Teachers' Handbook: Teaching the UN…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Health, Child Responsibility, Child Welfare
Stroud, Marilyn – 1993
This resource booklet provides teachers with information on the role of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). It also contains activities that teachers can use with children to help them understand the role of UNICEF and the rights outlined in the CRC. The convention…
Descriptors: Bias, Child Health, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs
DuPont, Lori; Foley, Joanne; Gagliardi, Annette – 1999
This curriculum resource grew out of a grass roots effort to promote the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child through education and political action. Designed primarily for young children and their parents, the curriculum builds on the power of the parent-child relationship to help build a positive self-image for both parent and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Responsibility, Civil Liberties, Early Childhood Education
American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC. – 1999
As the world embarks on a new millennium, the reality of child labor in developing and industrialized nations seems daunting. This teacher's guide is designed to introduce the subject of child labor to middle school students. The guide's intent is to provide teachers with ideas and suggestions that will help them in preparing their own lesson…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Labor, Child Welfare, Childrens Rights
Hoffman, Dorothy; And Others – 1991
This document is a curriculum that serves as an introduction to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Designed for the upper elementary and middle grades 5-10, the curriculum has students "adopt" an infant from another region of the world, taking personal responsibility for their new brother or sister. This…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Childrens Rights, Citizen Participation
Angell, Ann V. – 1990
Designed for grades 4-6, this teaching unit explores children's rights from a comparative perspective by focusing on the rights of Japanese children as revealed in a collection of stories written by Japanese junior high school students. The unit outlines a series of lessons that explore the nature of children's rights and inquire about the extent…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Cross Cultural Studies
Gardinier, Meg – Momentum, 1992
Discusses the effects of war on children, the exploitation of children worldwide, and the current efforts of the United Nations to protect them. Suggests several classroom activities and an exercise based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child to encourage student awareness. (DMM)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Children, Childrens Rights, Elementary Secondary Education
Hatch, Virginia; And Others – 1992
Created to heighten teachers' awareness of human rights issues, particularly those related to children's rights, this guide offers children knowledge and skills in developing both self-worth and empathy for others. These feelings, the curriculum argues, are the foundation children need if they are to understand their rights as children and the…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Childrens Rights