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13 Children’s Picture Books about Bullying

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | 1 Comment | Published on October 9, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

As information about bullying becomes more pervasive, schools and others who serve children are striving to create anti-bully/pro-hero environments. Since bullying and exclusion can begin as early as preschool, it’s important that we who are… More

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For Your Must-Read List: What Comes After

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on October 6, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

This review was written by IHE media intern and M.Ed. graduate student, Lauren Allison. “What Comes After” by Steve Watkins (2011) (recommended for grades 10-12) In the blink of an eye, Iris Wight’s world is… More

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Endangered

by Eliot Schrefer

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 23, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, Environmental Protection, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Middle School, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

When Sophie visits her mother in the Democratic Republic of Congo, she sets off a chain of events that she never could have imagined. Sophie rescues a sick baby Bonobo from a trafficker and takes… More

Dos Manzanas

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 23, 2014 | Filed under Citizenship & Community, College/Adult, Early Childhood, Elementary, High School, Humane Living, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Middle School, Peace, Resources, Social Studies/History, Spanish

En este rompehielos, los participantes aprenden lo importante son las palabras y las acciones cuando se exploran sus efectos en dos manzanas. Recomendado para todas Duración: 5-10 minutos Averigüe más sobre Normas Common Core para… More

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What Comes After

by Steve Watkins

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 7, 2014 | Filed under Animal Protection, Books, Children's Books, High School, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Social Studies/History

In the blink of an eye, Iris Wight’s world is forever changed. Her mother left when she was five, and now at 16 her father is dead. She is sent from Maine to North Carolina… More

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New Global Issues Guide: Teaching and Learning about Human Genocide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on July 31, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

“Never again!” was something often-repeated after the holocaust of World War 2. “Never again!” was a promise to past and future generations that the world would refuse to allow such horrific atrocities to resurface. Yet… More

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Why Lasting Peace Begins with the Children

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on July 28, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

Like most people, I have followed the recent news, heartsick by the deaths of so many — so many children and civilians in Gaza, as well as soldiers in Israel. I have imagined the horror… More

Human Genocide Global Issues Guide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 27, 2014 | Filed under Global Issues Guides, Human Rights, Peace, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Social Studies/History

Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on issues of human genocide to help you learn and/or teach about this topic. More

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Terrible Things: An Allegory of the Holocaust

by Eve Bunting

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on February 10, 2014 | Filed under Activism, Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Elementary, Human Rights, Resources, Social Studies/History

The small creatures live happily in their forest home, until one day when “the Terrible Things came” and took away all those beings with feathers. The Terrible Things return again and again, each time taking… More

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Coexist

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on January 5, 2014 | Filed under Citizenship & Community, College/Adult, High School, Human Rights, Peace, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

How would you feel living side-by-side with people who had committed genocide — who may not even be sorry for their crimes? What would you want to say (or do) to people who murdered your… More