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The World Becomes What We Teach: An Interview with Zoe Weil

Marc Bekoff is professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and he interviewed Zoe Weil for his column in Psychology Today (PT). It is my great pleasure to offer this interview with Zoe Weil, cofounder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE) and one of the world’s leading humane educators….

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Global, Solution-Focused Curriculum Design: An Interview with Elizabeth Crawford

Elizabeth O. Crawford, Ph.D., is a compassionate, dedicated humane educator and Associate Professor of Elementary Education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington where she specializes in global, solution-focused curriculum design. Elizabeth was a 2017-2018 Global Teacher Education, Inc. Fellow, an organization whose aim is to internationalize US teacher preparation, and was awarded the 2018…

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Could What You Eat Prevent the Next Pandemic?

Zoe Weil is a blogger for Psychology Today and she has been writing weekly posts about COVID-19. We’re sharing them here. We hope they are helpful to you during this pandemic. When the history of COVID-19 is written, will we list our obsession with eating animals as a major cause that led to a catastrophe…

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Educating the Whole Child During COVID-19 and Beyond: An Interview with Dr. Leigh Alley

Dr. Leigh Alley is a longtime educational leadership and instructional strategist, presently serving as the Executive Director of Maine Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development  (ASCD) and as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maine at Augusta. Leigh has designed and implemented instructional programs on a broad range of topics including literacy, equity,…

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Preventing Fear, Sorrow, and Anger from Overwhelming You

Zoe Weil is a blogger for Psychology Today and she has been writing weekly posts about COVID-19. We’re sharing them here. We hope they are helpful to you during this pandemic. We’re all likely experiencing many emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic. If we’re fortunate to still have a reliable income and live with people we…

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What to Do for Earth Day with Your Kids this Year

It’s more important than ever to connect with nature and make a difference. April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, a day meant to celebrate the protection of the environment. It’s ironic that COVID-19, which has forced us indoors, has had the positive side effect of lowering our carbon footprint and protecting the…

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Breaking Out of Our Prison System: COVID-19 Can Spark Solutionary Approaches

Zoe Weil is a blogger for Psychology Today and she has been writing weekly posts about COVID-19. We’re sharing them here. We hope they are helpful to you during this pandemic. When I was in graduate school in the 1980s I volunteered at a women’s “correctional institution,” a euphemism for prison. So many of the…

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Parents as Humane Educators During COVID-19: An Interview with Gwen Frisbie-Fulton, M.Ed.

Gwen Frisbie-Fulton received her M.Ed. degree through IHE’s graduate program and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Her thesis at IHE looked at the value and use of storytelling as a tool for social change. Gwen is a mother and activist and works as the Communications Director at Down Home North Carolina, a grassroots advocacy group…

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Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Zoe is a blogger for Psychology Today and she has been writing weekly posts about COVID-19. We’re sharing them here. We hope they are helpful to you during this pandemic. We have been called to stay home. If we are lucky enough to live in a safe home with people we love, this shouldn’t be…

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Visionary, Activist, Changemaker: An Interview with Julia Fliss

Julia Fliss is an educator, activist, world changer, lifelong learner, creative, and yogi, who lives and teaches in the mountains of Evergreen, Colorado. She loves all things #TeachSDGs, #RestoreHumanity, #ShapingAFairerWorld, #TakeActionEdu, #WorldChangersAreNoisy, #UnlimitedTeacher, and #Solutionary, and has made it her life’s mission to advocate for student voice, agency, and the power of transformative pedagogy and…

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