Becoming a Solutionary
Activities/Lesson Plans
This activity is a brief exploration of some of the skills and processes needed to explore problems of concern to…
Understanding Homelessness
Websites
Understanding Homelessness is a website with “interactive graphics that dispels myths and puts homelessness into context.” The website includes visual…
Newtown
Videos/Movies
by Kim Snyder Independent Lens, 2016. 82 mins Grades 8 and up “How do you grieve for 26 people all…
The Attack
Books
by Loic Dauvillier (adapted from the novel by Yasmina Khadra) Firefly Books, 2016. 152 pgs Grades 10 and up Amin…
War of the Whales
Books
by Joshua Horowitz Berrett-Koehler, 2014. 423 pgs Grades 10 and up Author Joshua Horwitz’s investigative narrative tells the story of…
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Books
by Sherman Alexie Little, Brown & Co, 2007. 230 pgs Grades 8 and up Arnold Spirit, Jr., is a 14-year-old…
We Animals Archive
Websites
The We Animals Archive is a collection of photos and videos by animal rights photographer and humane educator Jo-Anne McArthur.…
Hidden
Books
by Loic Dauvillier First Second, 2014 76 pgs Grades 2-6 In Hidden, Elsa wakes up in the middle of the…
Denali
Videos/Movies
by Ben Moon Felt Soul Media, 2015. 7:00 min Denali the dog narrates the story of his relationship with his…
Project Look Sharp Media Literacy Education Lesson Plans
Websites
Project Look Sharp focuses on helping K-12 and higher education teachers bring critical thinking and media literacy instruction to their…
Love146
Websites
Love146 is an organization working to end child trafficking and exploitation through educating and empowering others and by caring for…
Blood and Earth: Modern Slavery, Ecocide, and the Secret to Saving the World
Books
by Kevin Bales Spiegel and Grau, 2016 277 pgs Grades 11 and up “Modern slavery is destroying the planet.” ~…