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The children of today are the society of tomorrow. Those who teach them are paramount, as they will play a part in shaping the values and perceptions of the future. Being an educator of children is one of the most important tasks there is. Teachers - we salute you!

The LECwas designed to integrate effortlessly into a teacher's workload without adding to it. The fun animation component combined with the short curriculum can be expanded as fits the class. The LEC answers the need for innovative tools tailored to presenting contemporary issues to young children.
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Correlation with mandated curricula
The Little Earth Charter offers educators a springboard tool to introduce students to a wide variety subjects within the curriculum. Its content relates directly to learning standards for Grades PreK-3: earth science, physical science, life science, ecology, environmental studies, geography, history, social studies, citizenship education, and moral education. Through the LEC, students will learn to  find answers to the questions raised by their need to develop as individuals while being respectful of society around them ,  prepare to critically address science-related societal, economic, ethical and environmental issues and to  develop a sense of personal and social responsibility, and prepare for autonomous, responsible citizenship. (Quebec Education Program, Pan Canadian Science Protocol)
Its usefulness as a teaching tool extends through the social sciences and environmental curriculum to a basis for ethical and spiritual advisory. It is also unique in that it touches on every aspect of human life, at every level. It can therefore be applied to teach children about dealing with bullying, for example, conflict resolution, or eating a healthy diet. As such, the LEC may be integrated into any program for children aged 4 to 8, and even up to the age of 12.
Learning Styles
The Little Earth Charter is ideal in addressing the various needs that result from individual learning styles, cultural backgrounds, emotional dispositions and socioeconomic situations. Multiple intelligence learning techniques have evolved out of the understanding that humans learn and excel in a variety of ways, and therefore it is beneficial to
recognize and support children in each of these capacities.Examples of the various types of intelligence are: picture smart, word smart, body smart, self smart, music smart, number smart, artistic smart and nature smart. The Little Earth Charter addresses many of these types of intelligence by providing visual, aural, manual, narrative, personal and linguistic components to deliver its message.
Outreach success
Meanwhile, the online version of the Little Earth Charter continues to gain momentum, now available in nine languages: English, French, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese and Italian. The website doubled to 40,000 visitors in the past year. Our visitors come from more than 150 countries across the planet, proving the international appeal of our content.
Testimonials - a message of hope
Teachers and parents have expressed a strong desire for their children to be exposed to content which engaged, empowered and prepared them for the future, with sustainability in mind.
 From my point of view, the principles and values of the Earth Charter can be learned and exercised since the beginning of life
Moacir Godatti of the Paulo Freire Institute, Brazil
 ...the LEC will be an excellent resource in the context of social education.
Jim Daskalakis, Vice Principle, F.A.C.E School, Canada
 ...the Little Earth Charter retains the essential meaning of the Charter s message of hope
Professor Brendan Mackey, Australian National University, Earth Charter International Council
 ...the text of the Earth Charter is complex and therefore it has been challenging to find ways in which to convey its principles to young children. The Little Earth Charter project provides an excellent way to reach children and school classes.
Elizabeth May, Sierra Club Canada, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, Earth Charter International Council.
 It is a great example of a unique educational mechanism and also how the Earth Charter was used and inspired.
Mirian Vilela, Director of the Earth Charter Center for Education for Sustainable Development at UPEACE, Costa Rica
 As educators, we have the responsibility to expose the students to a variety of perspectives and ways of thinking that will prepare them for the world.
Sandra Wallace, Middle School teacher, Vancouver Island
 I am always searching for resources that will incorporate the values of the Earth Charter into the curriculum in a way that is both fun and easy to understand. The Little Earth Charter helps children to transform the message of peace, justice, respect and compassion into action in their own lives and therefore presents itself as a highly effective tool for educators during the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development.
Louise Erbacher, educator, Brink Expeditions, Australia
 My daughter (8) and I enjoyed it very much, especially the practical aspect of the activities. It was also entertaining. The message of hope in the LEC is really important; kids need to grow up in an atmosphere of hope in order to engage in society.
Jennifer MacIntyre, homeschooler, Canada
 It provides desperately needed information to the children; those who truly can make a difference with their renewed sense of hope and wonder through the program .
Francesca Simonelli, RE teacher, All Faiths Unitarian Church in Florida.
 In this context and in view of the growing number of visitors on the Little Earth Charter website, the development of the Little Earth Charter is quite timely and helps in promoting a new vision of a more just and sustainable world.
Bernard Coombs, UNESCO Education Sector, Focal Point for the Earth Charter
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