18 Oct '15, 12pm

@1ProudCdn ;)cheers frm TO! Here's a great classroom resource for #socialjustice ed!

We tackle questions such as: Where do our clothes come from? How are our clothes made? What happens to our clothes at the end of their ‘life’? Do you really need that new article of clothing? Students in grades four through twelve explore these questions, and by the end of the day are able to describe several problems that exist within the fashion industry and come up with sustainable solutions. Our final activity, turning an old t-shirt into a bag, is a hands-on opportunity to explore the idea of upcycling or repurposing and needless to say, is always a very popular activity. This program is ideal for Eco Schools who must meet curriculum requirements. It is also a great opportunity for children to learn about an important industry that affects billions of people worldwide. It not only inspires but it also empowers them to take action. They can be the change they wish to s...

Full article: http://fashiontakesaction.com/my-clothes-my-world/

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