The Power of Positive Peer Pressure
by Marsha Rakestraw A 2012 survey of teen volunteers revealed that the main reason teens volunteer is because their friends…
What’s New Wednesday 3-22-17: News & Resources for Educators & Solutionaries
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
Creating a Compassionate Campus: A Faculty Learning Community Inspired by the Principles of Humane Education
by Stacy Hoult-Saros For years, faculty members at Valparaiso University have had the opportunity to take part in Faculty Learning…
Circle of Compassion (lesson plan)
What is compassion? Who and what are in our circles of compassion? This activity, appropriate for grades 4 and up,…
What’s New Wednesday 3-15-17: News & Resources for Educators & Solutionaries
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
What We See Depends on What We Look For
by Marsha Rakestraw Recently I came across this quote: “What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” (John…
5 Minute Changemaker: Get to the Point (Person)
by Marsha Rakestraw Many of us have done it. We’re frustrated at the immovable line at the store, and we…
What’s New Wednesday 3-8-17: News & Resources for Educators & Solutionaries
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
5 Must-See Films About Masculinity
by Marsha Rakestraw “Strength is about adapting to change, not about retreating from it and lashing back with violence out…
I Am a Humane Educator & Changemaker: Barb Troyer
Barb Troyer is a Bend, Oregon, based facilitator for changemakers and organizations doing good in the world. In 2016 she…
What’s New Wednesday 3-1-17: News & Resources for Educators & Changemakers
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
Apples to Kindness: A Lesson for Pre-schoolers
What does treating an apple nicely have to do with learning about kindness? A lot, if you’re a pre-schooler. Teacher…