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Do Your Students See Themselves (and Others) in Your Classroom?

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on August 28, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

When school resumes this fall, “black, Latino, Asian, and Native American students will together make up a narrow majority of the nation’s public school students,” according to the latest figures from the National Center for… More

Who Made My Clothes?

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 19, 2014 | Filed under Business & Social Entrepreneurship, Consumerism, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Middle School, Resources, Social Studies/History

Students will investigate the “birth place” of their clothes, learn about how those clothes are connected to the oppression and exploitation of children and women, and consider positive solutions. Recommended for grades 6-12. Time: 2-3… More

Ropa de Alineación

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 19, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, College/Adult, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Spanish

Todos los días decidimos sobre la ropa que vamos a llevar puesta, pero ¿Cuántas veces nos detenemos a pensar en el impacto que ocasiona nuestra forma de vestir en el prójimo? Los estudiantes explorarán las… More

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New Global Issues Guide: Teaching and Learning About Wildlife Poaching

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on August 14, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

While wildlife poaching is most often associated with endangered elephants and rhinos, poaching happens in countries all over the world and includes numerous species of animals. Some poaching is done by people struggling to survive,… More

Atreverse a Ser Diferente

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 11, 2014 | Filed under Elementary, Human Rights, Lesson Plans/Activities, Media & Culture, Resources, Social Studies/History, Spanish

¿Qué es prejuicio? ¿Por qué algunas personas juzgan otras por sus diferencias? ¿Cómo podemos hacer elecciones positivas que reflejen comprensión, aceptación y tolerancia? Los estudiantes aprenderan sobre estos asuntos y tendrán la oportunidad de “atreverse… More

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Cultivate “Grocery Wisdom” in Kids

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on August 11, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

We make food choices every day. And those choices can have a significant impact on ourselves, other people, nonhuman animals, and the earth. Because food is such an integral part of our lives and tied… More

Entre Bastidores

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 5, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, College/Adult, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Spanish

Los participantes conseguirán explorar la vida oculta de los objetos que utilizan diariamente. Para lograrlo, van a investigar sobre cómo esos productos se crean. Sobre  quién o qué ha sido necesario o ha podido sufrir… More

Emite Tu Voto

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 30, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, College/Adult, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Middle School, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History, Spanish

Los estudiantes aprenderán sobre los “ingredientes ocultos” que se encuentran en los productos que utilizamos diariamente y a mantener su compromiso “comprando” otro tipo de productos. Recomendado para grados 6 y en adelante Duración: 30-45… More

Naturaleza Asombrosa

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 29, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Elementary, Environmental Protection, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Math, Middle School, Resources, Science, Spanish

Esta actividad usa ejemplos verdaderos y hechos fascinantes para inspirar la curiosidad del mundo natural. Recomendado para grados 1-6. Duración: 30-60 minutos Averigüe más sobre Normas Common Core para esta actividad aquí (en inglés). More

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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