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La Temida Comparación

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 27, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, College/Adult, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Media & Culture, Middle School, Social Studies/History, Spanish

Estudiantes exploran las conexiones entre opresión de los humanos y de los animales. También exploran métodos de evitar opresión. Recomendado para grados 7 y mayor Duración: 45-60 minutos Averigüe más sobre Normas Common Core para… More

No Me Pisoteís: Explorando La Opresión

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 26, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, College/Adult, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Social Studies/History, Spanish

Esta actividad ayuda a los estudiantes pensar crítico sobre la opresión: qué es y quién se efecta. También les invite considerer métodos de promoveer justicia e igualdad. Recomendado para grados 6 y mayor Duración: 60-90… 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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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

Animal Sentience, Emotions and Intelligence Global Issues Guide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on April 30, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Global Issues Guides, Media & Culture, Psychology, Resources, Science

Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources related to nonhuman animal sentience, emotions and intelligence to help you learn and/or teach about this topic. More

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Animal Sentience, Emotions and Intelligence: Our Newest Global Issues Guide

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

In 2012 an international group of prominent scientists signed the Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness, which asserts that many species of nonhuman animals are conscious and aware, some to the degree that humans are. Recently Scientific… More

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The One and Only Ivan

by Katherine Applegate

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 26, 2013 | Filed under Animal Protection, Arts, Books, Children's Books, Elementary, Language Arts, Middle School, Resources

This book is narrated by Ivan, a gorilla who was captured as a baby in Africa and has lived much of his life in a mall, a living exhibit for humans to gape at through… More

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Humane Education Activity: Alien in the Ethical Universe

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

If aliens came down to Earth and observed how we humans treat others (humans and nonhuman animals), what would they notice? What inconsistencies would they find? What differences between what we say is so and… More

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Web Spotlight: Understanding Prejudice

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | 1 Comment | Published on April 12, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

As much as we want to believe otherwise, prejudice is still a significant element of society. And many of us who would claim to be completely unprejudiced have biases that we may not even be… More

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Social Justice & Education Conferences Seek Proposals

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on April 9, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Education conferences offer a terrific opportunity to connect with other teachers passionate about the power of education as a key to positive social change and to nurturing solutionaries. Conferences also give humane educators a chance… More