CLASSROOM-READY MATERIALS ABOUT LEGAL ISSUES
If you are an educator and need resources for your learning environment, you’ve come to the right place. Click here to access valuable learning materials, prepared by the TYLA for your use, free of charge.
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The Educator's Toolkit
The Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) has several resources for educators and programs across all grade levels. The Educator’s Toolkit highlights the resources TYLA has created for educators. Several of these resources meet Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards, include viewing guides and/or curriculum materials, and address important social issues that affect students of all grades.
Civility for All
Civility for All encourages students to be respectful, engaged, and civil members and leaders in their communities. This project was made possible by a $45,000
A resource guide designed to educate teachers and administrators about their rights, responsibilities and legal obligations.
I Was The First: A Website About Breaking Barriers
Learn about inspiring people who were the first ones in their families to become lawyers, the first from their neighborhood and other “firsts”.
Iconic Women in Legal History
This website focuses on iconic women in our nation’s legal history who have promoted and protected civil rights, fought for equality, and ultimately shaped our present culture.
The Junior Judges curriculum is designed to help children make the right choices in tough situations they will likely encounter in their childhood and adolescent years.
Loves Me, Loves Me Not: Teen Dating Violence
This guide was created to discuss issues around teen dating violence. Teen dating violence is the intentional use of physical, sexual, verbal, or emotional abuse by a person to harm, threaten, intimidate, or control another person in a dating relationship.
Shero – Podcast
A podcast celebrating women in the legal profession focusing on Sheroes and the issues and challenges that face women in the law.
Teach Safe. Learn Safe. Be Safe.
A website designed to give educators, parents, and students an overview of laws that apply to school systems such as bullying, fighting, sexual misconduct, and answers to frequently asked legal questions.
The Choice is designed to help teens make the right choice(s) in tough situations they will likely encounter in their adolescent years. It is also designed to inform teenagers of potential consequences, which they and their families may face if they make the wrong decision.
The Constitution at School
A Guide for Public High School Principals on the Constitutional Rights of Students on Campus.
The Little Voice
If you suspect child abuse, it is your duty under the law to report it. Learn the signs of abuse and how to report it.
They Had A Dream Too
They Had a Dream Too is a short film highlighting the achievement of a few of the thousands of young people who made a difference in the 1950s and 1960s when the struggle for civil rights reached its peak in the United States.
TYLA Voter Information Card
Vote America: Court the Vote continues the Texas Young Lawyers Association’s long-standing commitment to producing quality, law-focused education programming for the citizens of Texas and
Vote America! educates students about the heroic efforts made for equality and democracy; the struggles of the civil rights era, passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and the 15th, 19th, and 26th amendments to the U.S. Constitution are all chronicled in this historical video.
What Do Lawyers Do?
Discover the path to becoming a lawyer. Learn about life before, during, and after you attend law school. How to pay for classes, choosing a school, preparing for the bar exam, and more.
You’re Hired. Now What?
“You’re Hired! Now What?” is a video program designed to teach students and other new members of the workforce about rules governing discriminatory or unfair workplace environments