Engaged Philosphy
Websites
Engaged Philosophy offers educators and students tools and resources for creating a better world through civic engagement. The website includes…
Kids That Do Good
Websites
Kids That Do Good offers a platform to help children and teens, ages 5-18, connect with organizations that encourage children…
Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
Books
by Paul Hawken, ed. Penguin Books, 2017. 256 pgs Grades 8 and up Too often, when we seek to learn…
Lily and Dunkin
Books
by Donna Gephart Delacorte Press, 2016. 340 pgs Grades 5-9 Tim wakes up every morning knowing something that others can’t…
Global Opportunity Explorer
Websites
Global Opportunity Explorer is “the world’s largest platform of sustainable solutions” and “guides you through hundreds of sustainable solutions and…
Campaign Zero
Websites
Campaign Zero’s goal is to “end police violence in America.” The website includes an outline of Campaign Zero’s platform, as…
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out
Books
by Susan Kuklin Candlewick Press, 2014. 182 pages Grades 9 and up Beyond Magenta is a collection of stories of…
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…