Other Resources – Children

Children of Migrant Workers: Exploring the Issues
Resource reviews and strategies for teaching about migrant workers and their families. Source: Social Studies and the Young Learner 19 (2), 2006; National Council for the Social Studies
Type: Article with reviews and teaching strategies
Grade Level: middle – high school

Child Soldiers
Source:  Child Soldiers International
Two lesson plans targeted at children aged between 9 to 13 and 13 to 17, which can be adapted by teachers as appropriate for their students.  The lesson plan accompanies a PowerPoint presentation (including a video-clip, recommended for review before presenting) and includes learning objectives, suggested resources, and associated literacy activities.
Grade Level:  middle – high school
Subject area:  humanities, social studies

In Our Own Backyard: The Hidden Problem of Child Farmworkers in America
Source: American Federation of Teachers
Extensive resources (e.g., video clips, photographs, legal documents, migrant youth essays, timelines, reports, media articles, case studies and statistics) to educate and encourage action to prevent child farm labor that violates children’s rights.
Type: Web-based resources
Grade Level: middle – high school
Subject Area: social studies, service learning

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
The treaty body that monitors implementation of the CRC by its State parties.

Universal Children’s Day, November 29

World Day against Child Labor