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Inspiring Changemakers with the Rethink Challenge

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

One of the most powerful aspects of humane education is its focus on positive solutions. Educating students about global challenges is important, but it’s the integration of connection, creativity, critical thinking, and creating solutions that… More

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Reframing News Headlines

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 21, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

In our busy culture, we often may not read beyond the news and media headlines, so how those headlines are framed, and the language they use (not to mention the topic of the story), can… More

Tarjetas Con Opciones

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 16, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, College/Adult, Consumerism, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Health, High School, Human Rights, Humane Living, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Spanish

Estudiantes consideran acciones relacionados y decidir cuales causan más ayuda y menos daño. Recomendado para grados 5 y mayor Duración: 10-45 minutos, dependiendo del número de tarjetas y del enfoque del análisis Averigüe más sobre… More

Análisis de Anúncios

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 15, 2014 | Filed under College/Adult, Communication, Consumerism, Elementary, High School, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Media & Culture, Media Literacy, Middle School, Psychology, Resources, Social Studies/History, Spanish

Estudiantes tienen que explorar como se afectan los anuncios a sus vidas y analizar lo que tratan vender o lo que tratan esconder. Recomendado para grados 5 y mayor Duración: 45-60 minutos Averigüe más sobre… More

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9 Videos for Exploring Gender Stereotypes and Gender Roles

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on June 30, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

Messages about what it means to be masculine or feminine, a man or a woman, a boy or a girl saturate our culture, from media and marketing, to the people we’re around growing up, to… More

Sea Crítico

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on June 16, 2014 | Filed under Communication, Health, High School, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Media & Culture, Media Literacy, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Spanish

Estudiantes aprenden como usar el sistema C.R.I.T.I.C. para ayudarlos usar habilidades de pensar crítico a información que reciben de organizaciones, el gobierno o el media. Recomendado para grados 6 en adelante Duración: 30-45 minutos Averigüe… More

Un Extraterrestre En El Universo Ètico

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on June 3, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Elementary, Human Rights, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Social Studies/History, Spanish

Un/a extraterrestre tiene una misión a aprender cómo se tratan a la gente y animales y el diálogo se inspira a los estudiantes considerar las inconsecuencias de la sociedad con respecto al tratamiento de seres… More

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Marketers Using Sneakier Strategies to Reach Kids

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 26, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

As the commotion of digital information escalates, marketers have resorted to extraordinary strategies to capture our attention, especially that of our kids, who have many decades of potential consumption ahead of them. Brazil recently joined… More

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12 Resources for Free Films on Humane Issues

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 12, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

Especially these days when our youth begin drinking in technology about the same time they start breastfeeding, images and video are important tools for sharing information with kids and encouraging them to think critically about… More

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12 Activities Exploring Animal Protection Issues

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 1, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

(Our Thursday blog posts are now reflecting monthly themes. For May, in honor of Be Kind to Animals Week (May 4–10), we’re posting about animal protection issues and resources. Let us know what you think… More