What’s New Wednesday 11-30-16: News & Resources for Humane Educators & Changemakers
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
Why We Need Humane Education: People Are Reluctant to Talk About Climate Change
by Marsha Rakestraw A new study by Yale University and George Mason University reveals that while a majority of Americans…
Haciendo Conexiones, Creando Soluciones
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Esta actividad ayuda a los estudiantes a pensar en cómo estamos todos conectados y de que manera nuestras acciones impactan…
5 Things (Social) Science Tells Us to Do When Talking About Climate Change
by Marsha Rakestraw Call it climate change, global warming, climate catastrophe, or the impending apocalypse, we’ve seen that it’s rampaging…
Climate Feedback
Websites
Climate Feedback is a website dedicated to providing journalists and citizens with feedback about the scientific credibility of online climate…
Why We Need Humane Education: Climate Science Education in the U.S. Is an Epic Fail
by Marsha Rakestraw Climate change is already wreaking some pretty serious havoc worldwide. And climate scientists and other experts predict…
Why You Should Use These Images to Inspire Climate Change Action
by Marsha Rakestraw While images of polar bears clinging to bits of ice or of widespread deforestation might motivate…
Resources for Teaching and Learning About Climate Change Issues
by Marsha Rakestraw In his 2015 State of the Union Address, President Obama spent the most time yet talking about…
5 Minute Changemaker: Idle No More
by Marsha Rakestraw It happens numerous times a day around the world. We’re waiting to pick our kids up from…
Yale Environment 360
Websites
From the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, this site offers news, reports, and commentary on a variety of…
Sowing Hope, One Tree at a Time
by Shannon Finch Two summers ago while painting the outside of my house, the sound of chainsaws from the property…
Humane Education Activity: Making Connections, Creating Solutions
How are a plastic bag, a shell, and some sea water connected? In her lesson plan Making Connections, Creating Solutions,…