We Need to Do a Better Job of Teaching Students About US Slavery
by Marsha Rakestraw In February 2018, a Bronx teacher allegedly had a few of her black students lie on the…
6 Short Videos About Modern Human Trafficking and Slavery
by Marsha Rakestraw In some of our professional development at theĀ Institute for Humane Education, participants learn about modern human trafficking…
What’s New Wednesday 1-14-18: News & Resources for Educators & Solutionaries
Each week find a round-up of selected news and resources related to global ethical issues and positive solutions that you…
The Art of Believing
by Mary Pat Champeau In 1979, I was a brand new teacher and Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa,…
Rekindle Students’ Love of Nature with “Natural Value” (lesson plan)
by Marsha Rakestraw Children tend to have an inherent affinity for the natural world. That connection can fade if it’s…
What’s New Wednesday 2-7-18: News & Resources for Educators & Solutionaries
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to global ethical issues and positive solutions.…
6 Resources for Teaching About #MeToo and Sexual Harassment
by Marsha Rakestraw The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements continue to expand the conversation about the sexual harassment and assault of…
Can You Spot the Biases in Your Classroom?
by IHE Peruse a piece of information, and it may seem objective. Look again with a more critical eye, and…
What’s New Wednesday 1-31-18: News & Resources for Educators & Solutionaries
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to global ethical issues and positive solutions.…
11 Activities to Help Students Understand Different Perspectives
by Marsha Rakestraw In mid-January, two boys, ages 12 and 13, killed more than 500,000 bees and destroyed tens of…
4 Tips for Teaching About “Controversial” Issues
by Marsha Rakestraw “I could never teach about animal protection issues.” “Parents would freak out if my students explored human…
What’s New Wednesday 1-24-18: News & Resources for Educators & Solutionaries
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to global ethical issues and positive solutions.…