What’s the Price of Our Obsession With Beauty Products? (lesson plan)
Our obsession with looks and beauty — especially among women — is at an all-time high. We search endlessly for…
Critical Thinking
Global Issues Guides
Critical thinking is one of the key elements of humane education. Find articles, lesson plans, and other resources to help…
How Online “Filter Bubbles” Are Influencing Your Reality (video)
by Marsha Rakestraw “There is no standard Google anymore.” In his TED talk, Eli Pariser talks about an invisible shift…
Behind the Smokescreen: Using Critical Thinking to Explore Tobacco and Tobacco Ads
 by Marsha Rakestraw My first memory of smoking is when I was hanging out with my much older brother and…
Beware Online “Filter Bubbles”
Videos/Movies
In his TED talk (9:04 min), Eli Pariser talks about an invisible shift that’s happening online that can hinder our…
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 to “Degender” Children’s Toys (video)
by Marsha Rakestraw “Toys are far more gendered today than at any point over the 20th century.” In her…
Civil Discourse Leads to Positive Change: Insults Do Not
This blog post was originally published on Common Dreams. Reposted here under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. by Zoe…
15 Most Popular Blog Posts From 2015
by Marsha Rakestraw Happy New Year! 2016 promises to be a year full of enormous changes, and even more opportunities…
The World Needs Solutionaries – Help Us Educate More of Them
by Zoe Weil The world needs solutionaries—people who have the knowledge and skills to create a more just, humane, and…
12 Most Popular Humane Education Activities in 2015
Humane education activities and lesson plans are just one of the many resources we provide for teachers, activists, and…
Explore Lack of Media Diversity With the Activity “Where Are the People Like Me?”
Mattel’s Moschino Barbie  is getting all sorts of attention — and not just because of the $150 price or the…