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The Ant Bully

by John A. Davis

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on October 20, 2014 | Filed under Citizenship & Community, Elementary, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Psychology, Resources, Videos/Movies

In “The Ant Bully” (90 min) (ages 7 and up) a colony of ants strive to protect themselves and get a little revenge by shrinking to ant size Lucas, a young boy who has been… More

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13 Children’s Picture Books about Bullying

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | 1 Comment | Published on October 9, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

As information about bullying becomes more pervasive, schools and others who serve children are striving to create anti-bully/pro-hero environments. Since bullying and exclusion can begin as early as preschool, it’s important that we who are… More

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For Your Must-Read List: What Comes After

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on October 6, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

This review was written by IHE media intern and M.Ed. graduate student, Lauren Allison. “What Comes After” by Steve Watkins (2011) (recommended for grades 10-12) In the blink of an eye, Iris Wight’s world is… More

Dos Manzanas

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 23, 2014 | Filed under Citizenship & Community, College/Adult, Early Childhood, Elementary, High School, Humane Living, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Middle School, Peace, Resources, Social Studies/History, Spanish

En este rompehielos, los participantes aprenden lo importante son las palabras y las acciones cuando se exploran sus efectos en dos manzanas. Recomendado para todas Duración: 5-10 minutos Averigüe más sobre Normas Common Core para… More

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What Comes After

by Steve Watkins

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 7, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, High School, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Social Studies/History

In the blink of an eye, Iris Wight’s world is forever changed. Her mother left when she was five, and now at 16 her father is dead. She is sent from Maine to North Carolina… More

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Desmond and the Very Mean Word

by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 10, 2014 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Communication, Elementary, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Social Studies/History

When a group of boys shout “a very mean word” at a young Desmond, he wants to hurt them back, rather than take the advice of his mentor, Father Trevor, and forgive them. “When you… More

Pro-Hero and Anti-Bullying Global Issues Guide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on April 30, 2014 | Filed under Education, Global Issues Guides, Human Rights, Media & Culture, Resources

Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on pro-hero & anti-bullying issues to help you learn and/or teach about this topic. More

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Clothes, Class and Consequences: Humane Education in Language Arts

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on March 24, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

We start receiving messages about consumerism, class and appearance early on, but rarely do we offer young people an opportunity to examine how some of those cultural messages influence our self-image and choices. Look at… More

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Gay-Straight Alliances Improve School Culture, Help Prevent Suicide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on February 10, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

According to a new study published in the International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies (h/t to Alternet), Canadian schools that have longer-standing (three years or more) gay-straight alliances (GSAs) and/or anti-homophobic bullying policies… More

What’s the Big Idea

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on November 24, 2013 | Filed under Animal Protection, Citizenship & Community, Environmental Protection, Humane Living, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Media Literacy, Middle School, Resources, Social Studies/History, Websites

What’s the Big Idea seeks to introduce middle school students to philosophical (moral and ethical) concepts through film and discussion. The website offers film clips, discussion questions and follow-up activities on topics such as bullying,… More