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Exending Empathy, Even When It’s Most Difficult

Written by Jessie Huart Sullivan | No Comments | Published on February 11, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Jessie Huart Sullivan As a freshman in college, I took a class in the education department at Indiana University called Introduction to Exceptional Children. Although the class mostly feels like a distant memory, I… More

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Malala: A Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal: A Brave Boy from Pakistan

by Jeanette Winter

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on January 25, 2015 | Filed under Activism, Books, Children's Books, Education, Elementary, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Social Studies/History

This two-in-one book uses simple phrases and colorful illustrations to tell the stories of two brave child activists from Pakistan, both fighting for education and freedom for all children. Malala is outspoken about the importance… More

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Humane Educator’s Toolbox: “Never Fall Down”

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

“Never Fall Down” by Patricia McCormick (2012) (229 pgs) is a young adult novel based on the life of Arn Chorn-Pond, a Cambodian who was taken from his family in 1975 when the Khmer Rouge,… More

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Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness

by Lekha Singh, Roger Spottiswoode

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on November 11, 2014 | Filed under Citizenship & Community, College/Adult, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Peace, Politics & Democracy, Psychology, Resources, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

“Beyond Right & Wrong” (82 min) focuses on the families of victims of horrendous violence who have been able to move toward forgiveness of those who caused them pain. There are several geographical settings and… More

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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