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What Messages Are We Modeling?

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | 2 Comments | Published on July 18, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw A 2015 Gallup poll shows that a third of Americans “want animals to have the same rights as people.” Other polls show that a strong majority of people in the U.S. believe… More

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India’s Daughter

by Leslee Udwin

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 12, 2016 | Filed under Activism, Citizenship & Community, College/Adult, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

Twenty-three-year-old medical student Jyoti Singh was on her way home after watching a movie. She and her male friend boarded a private bus. Jyoti’s friend was severely beaten. Jyoti herself was gang raped and beaten,… More

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How Online “Filter Bubbles” Are Influencing Your Reality (video)

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on June 4, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw “There is no standard Google anymore.” In his TED talk, Eli Pariser talks about an invisible shift that’s happening online that can hinder our pursuit of democracy and meaningful citizenship: invisible algorithmic… More

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Beware Online “Filter Bubbles”

by Eli Pariser

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 29, 2016 | Filed under Citizenship & Community, College/Adult, High School, Media & Culture, Media Literacy, Middle School, Politics & Democracy, Psychology, Resources, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

In his TED talk (9:04 min), Eli Pariser talks about an invisible shift that’s happening online that can hinder our pursuit of democracy and meaningful citizenship: invisible algorithmic editing of the web. Pariser notes that… More

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Use “Unfairy Tales” to Share the Stories of Syrian Child Refugees

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 12, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw Syria’s children are suffering. More than eight million children have been affected by the conflict in Syria and nearly three million have been displaced from their homes. They don’t have access to… More

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Become a Global Citizen (video)

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 5, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

“… the world’s future depends on global citizens.” Globally, news stories and conversations abound about keeping certain kinds of people (refugees, immigrants, people with beliefs we fear) out of “our” borders. We hear talk of… More

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4 Videos for Introducing Privilege

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on April 11, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw When I was in school, we never talked about privilege. I think the first time it was addressed in a class was my studies in humane education — after 2.5 bachelor’s degrees… More

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Why We Need to “Degender” Children’s Toys (video)

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on March 19, 2016 | Filed under Humane Connection

  by Marsha Rakestraw “Toys are far more gendered today than at any point over the 20th century.” In her TEDx talk, “Beyond the Blue and Pink Toy Divide,” sociologist Dr. Elizabeth Sweet highlights the… More

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Are You a “Multipotentialite” Changemaker? (video)

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on November 19, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw In her forthcoming book, The World Becomes What We Teach: Educating a Generation of Solutionaries, IHE president Zoe Weil invites teachers to ask themselves and their students the following questions as a… More

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What Do You Know About Modern Human Slavery?

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on October 24, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Marsha Rakestraw In our online courses we present participants with a sampling of resources highlighting just a few of the global ethical issues humane educators teach (and learn) about. One of the issues people are… More