David Spencer's Education Paragon is a free educational resource portal helping David Spencer's secondary school students, their parents and teaching colleagues with understanding, designing, applying and delivering assessment, curriculum, educational resources, evaluation and literacy skills accurately and effectively. This wiki features educational resources for Indigenous Aboriginal education, field trips for educators, Davids Music Jam, law and justice education, music education and outdoor, environmental and experiential education. Since our web site launch 10.5 years ago on September 27, 2006, online site statistics and web rankings indicate there are currently 1,868 pages and 11,682,604 page views using 7.85 Gig of bandwidth per month. Pages are written, edited, published and hosted by Brampton, Ontario, Canada based educator David Spencer. On social media, you may find David as @DavidSpencerEdu on Twitter, as DavidSpencerdotca on Linkedin.com and DavidSpencer on Prezi. Please send your accolades, feedback and resource suggestions to David Spencer. Share on social media with the hashtag #EducationParagon
"Human rights refer to the "basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled." Examples of rights and freedoms which have come to be commonly thought of as human rights include civil and political rights, such as the right to life and liberty, freedom of expression, and equality before the law; and economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to participate in culture, the right to food, the right to work, and the right to education." Source: Wikipedia.org
"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood." Source: Article 1 of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)
United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted on December 10, 1948. The Declaration is now over 60 years old.
- United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights HTML version
- United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights Adobe PDF version
- 20th anniversary of the Convention, November 2009
- Convention on the Rights of Children Video
- UNICEF 'Top 10 Cartoons for Children's Rights' as selected by polling broadcasters and communicators, to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of Children] videos
- CyberSchoolBus Human Rights Module
- The UN Works - What's Going On
- Quiz on The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
"The Canadian Museum for Human Rights will be a powerful symbol of Canada's unwavering commitment to recognizing, promoting, and celebrating human rights.
Projected to open in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 2012, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is perhaps the most transformational project before our nation today. As the largest centre of its kind anywhere, it has the potential to be one of Canada’s most significant contributions to promoting human rights here and around the world.
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights will examine world events and encourage action and vigilance around the globe. Yet it will be grounded in the Canadian experience – from our social history to Aboriginal concepts of peace and justice and the enshrinement of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms into our Constitution.
Most importantly, it will build a new generation of informed and impassioned human rights champions though a funded one-of-a-kind human rights program and experience for tens of thousands of students across Canada." Source: Canadian Museum for Human Rights <http://www.canadianmuseumforhumanrights.com/index.cfm?pageID=23>.
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