CCLET's Teaching Resources

Elementary & High School Resources

CCLET’s learning tools are free to everyone and can even be used in remote learning environments. We are always adding more online resources and we are available to do virtual workshops in English or French.



That’s Not Fair!

That’s Not Fair! is a series of animated videos, lesson plans and video games designed to encourage learners aged 6-11 to think about what it means to be fair in democracy.

Acorn Test

This Prezi walks young learners through a simplified way of thinking critically about rights, rules and responsibilities.
High School

Understanding Privacy

What does privacy mean to you? How can you stay safe online? This video will provide you with 5 tips that will help you have some control over your privacy and protecting your personal information.
High School

Peer Privacy Protectors Project

A group of teens from across Southern Ontario and even remotely from BC, worked for a year to learn more about online privacy and how to protect it.
High School

Your Rights 101

Downloadable resources to introduce students to their Charter rights and critical thinking.
High School

Clothing as Expression Interactive Case Study

This Clothing as Expression learning activity is the first in what we hope will be a series of interactive online case studies about rights and freedoms in Canada.

Recommended Children’s Book List

CCLET’s list of recommended children’s books gives parents and teachers a fun way to inject questions of fairness into story time.

Barnyard Protest: Cows & Chickens & Fundamental Freedoms

An introductory lesson plan on rights, freedoms and civic engagement based on the popular children’s book Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin.
High School

Civil Liberties in Pre-Charter Canada

This learning unit is designed to help students engage critically with civil liberties issues in the past in order to develop a more nuanced approach to the rights and freedoms issues of today.
High School

The Right to Protest

This Learning Unit is designed to introduce students to protections for the right to protest foundin the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and discusses why this right is necessary in democracies.
High School

Social Media Smarts: Fact vs. Fiction

How much should we rely on social media when it comes to information that is crucial to our health and safety? This short animation and infographic provide practical tips to help you avoid misinformation on social media and find accurate information online.

Online Resources

Steps to Justice

Ontario Justice Education Network

Facing History and Ourselves

With Thanks

Our Ontario Education Programming is generously funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario. Thanks to their support, we are able to reach students and offer our programming to them and to their teachers.

Each year CCLET reaches 11,000+ elementary to graduate level students, from a wide range of public, separate, and private educational institutions. Through our Civil Liberties in the Classroom and our Teaching Civil Liberties programs, which are funded by both a Law Foundation of Ontario (LFO) grant and private donations, we provide workshops, seminars, and in-class sessions for schools, school boards, faculties of education, and community groups and nonprofit agencies, educating people in Canada about their rights and freedoms.