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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

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In Trying to Do Good, Have You Lost Sight of the Bigger Picture?

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on June 23, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

Browse bookshelves and blogs and you’ll find stories of people striving toward extraordinary goals: zero waste, plastic-free, gender-neutral, a level 5 vegan, no products made in China. Reducing the harm we cause is an important… More

Shrink That Footprint

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 13, 2014 | Filed under Citizenship & Community, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, Humane Living, Media & Culture, Resources, Science, Websites

Shrink that Footprint is “an independent research group” that helps people interested in reducing their carbon footprint through their publications, blog posts, carbon calculator and other resources. More

Ethical Consumerism Global Issues Guide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on April 30, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, Food & Diet, Global Issues Guides, Health, Human Rights, Humane Living, Media & Culture, Resources

When we buy things, how can we do so in ways that do the most good and least harm? Use resources and articles/essays like these to help you think about what you buy and to… More

Most Good Least Harm: The Power of Conscious Choice-Making: A Six-Week Online Undergraduate Introductory Course in Humane Education

by Stacy Selu Newland

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on January 9, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Education, Environmental Protection, Human Rights, Humane Education, Humane Living, Media & Culture, Publications, Resources, Student Publications

This thesis seeks to address the absence of undergraduate humane education courses in American colleges and universities by developing an online undergraduate introductory course in humane education.The online undergraduate humane education course “Most Good, Least… More

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13 Most Popular Blog Posts From 2013

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on December 30, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Happy New Year! 2014 promises to be a year full of hope, positive change, and even more people embracing humane education. We’re always curious about which of our blog posts our readers find the most… More

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6 Resources for Healthier, Safer Personal Care Products

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on December 12, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Personal care products aren’t just for women anymore. As a recent story noted, men are spending increasing amounts on grooming products. Whatever our gender, we’re slathering stuff on our faces and bodies to make us… More

I Think Therefore I Act

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on December 11, 2013 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Citizenship & Community, College/Adult, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, High School, Human Rights, Humane Living, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Psychology, Resources, Social Studies/History

Based on the Privilege Walk, this activity encourages students/participants to develop an awareness of the kinds of choices we make every day that impact other people, nonhuman animals, and the environment. Recommended for grades 9… More

Ethical Consumerism

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on November 10, 2013 | Filed under Activism, Animal Protection, Consumerism, Environmental Protection, Human Rights, Humane Living, Resources, Websites

Based in the UK, this website (which also produces a magazine) offers ratings on products, as well as news, campaigns and information about doing more good and less harm for people, animals & the planet…. More

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A New Kind of Gift Giving and Getting: So Kind Gift Registry

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on October 24, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Several years ago my husband and I were struggling with the clash between wanting to live a simpler, more humane life, and the issue of getting and giving gifts. After much contemplation, we decided we… More