This is My Home A Minnesota Human Rights Experience
Learning Resource Tool Kit

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     This is My Home Overview

Introductory

Materials

tiny logoAbout This is My Home and FAQs

tiny logo Teachers' Lounge of Hope:

What does This is My Home Provide?

Culture, Respect and Classroom Management Ideas

tiny logoMinnesota Human Rights School Representatives

tiny logoIntroduction to This is My Home by MN Department of Human Rights Commissioner Velma Korbel

tiny logoNEW! COMMUNITY ACTION PLANNING TOOL

tiny logoThis is My Home: Multimedia Presentation


(The links for the promo and TPT production of This is My Home will not work from within this presentation. These videos are available online from the links provided below, and on the other disc provided with this Tool Kit)

tiny logoThis is My Home: PowerPoint Presentation

tiny logoEsta es Mi Casa: Presentacion en PowerPoint

tiny logoThis is My Home: Poster (PDF - 415KB)

tiny logoThis is My Home: Brochure (PDF - 78KB)

tiny logoThis is My Home: Frequently Asked Questions

(FAQs)

tiny logoA sincere thank you to the many contributors to

the This is My Home project including pilot

schools and individuals.


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This is My Home Curriculum Tools

How do

human

rights

connect

to my

daily

life and

my

school?

tiny logoMN Classrooms Bring Human Rights Home: Video (Windows Media - 62.7MB)

tiny logoTaking the Human Rights Temperature of Your School

tiny logoThe Human Rights Education Framework provides a developmental scope and sequence for learning universal human rights language, principles, skills, and practices.

Human Rights and Education Standards have been integrated into this learning process. These standards include:

tiny logo The Interactive Human Rights Process Model is a student-centered learning circle with 7 steps:

  1. Observe and Identify the Human Rights Issue
  2. Describe and Share Stories
  3. Generate Human Rights Responses and Make Predictions About Their Impact on the Community
  4. Select a Human Rights Response and Take Action
  5. Interview Community Members and Collect Information About the Impact of your Human Rights Action
  6. Reflect on What You Have Learned About Promoting and Protecting Human Rights and Draw Conclusions
  7. Communicate and Demonstrate HR Learning

tiny logoIntroduction to Human Rights and Human Rights Education: PowerPoint

Human

Rights

Standards

tiny logoThis is My Home: Human Rights Poster Set

tiny logoThe Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) wins Guinness Book of World Records for "Most Translated Document"!!!

Human Rights Library, University of Minnesota

This

is My

Home:

Framework,
Curriculum Units,


Process Model

&
other activities

tiny logoThis is My Home: K-12 Human Rights Introductory Lessons - Activities to introduce the fundamental principles of human rights.

tiny logoThe Human Rights Education Framework (PDF - 761KB) provides a developmental scope and sequence for learning universal human rights language and principles and putting these concepts into practice through new skills and community actions.

tiny logoThis is My Home: Pre-K-12           

Curriculum Units

Unit 1:

Grades K-2 - Caring School Climate

(PDF- 406KB)

Unit 2:

Grades 3-5 - Human Migration

(PDF - 471KB)

Unit 3:

Grades 6-8 - Justice or Injustice?

(PDF - 478KB)

Unit 4:

Grades 9-12 - U.S. History

(PDF - 325KB)

tiny logoThis is My Home: Interactive Process Model - Develop and Share New Lesson Plans

tiny logoMany more educational activities from the University of Minnesota Human Rights Resource Center publications

 

This is My Home: Minnesota Students Share Their Stories

Spend a day in the life of two children who share their triumphs and tragedies in hopes of diminishing cultural differences. View the 30 second promo or the entire 29 minute video. This is My Home was co-produced by TPT's Minnesota Channel and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.


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Other Human Rights Education Resources

Human

Rights

Education

Activities

and

Materials

Human Rights Resource Center, University of Minnesota

Human

Rights and

Peace

Store

tiny logoThe Human Rights and Peace Store: This special collection of Human Rights and Peace Education products includes books, curricula, posters, training guides, multi-media materials, gifts, bookmarks, kindness currency, and other resources easily accessible to educators, students, community organizers, youth workers, and parents.

Human

Rights

Curriculum

Lesson

Links

University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Lesson Plans

United Nations

UNICEF

Tips for

Teaching

Human

Rights

Human Rights Library, University of Minnesota

Human Rights Resource Center, University of Minnesota

The Peace Resource Center

Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights

UNICEF

Additional

Human Rights

Education Resources

and Links

Human Rights Library, University of Minnesota

Human Rights Resource Center, University of Minnesota

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

UNICEF

Related

Initiatives

Minnesota Department of Human Rights

Professional

Development

Human Rights Resource Center, University of Minnesota

Human Rights Education Association

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

More

Information

For further resources, go to the University of Minnesota Human Resource Center Web site at: http://www.hrusa.org. You may also call 612-626-0041 or email humanrts@umn.edu.


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