The Changing Face of Advertising: What It Might Mean and How It Might Matter
This blog post was originally published on Common Dreams. Reposted here under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. by Zoe…
What’s New Wednesday 2-8-17: News & Resources for Changemakers & Educators
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
Why We Need Humane Education: Kids (and Adults) Can’t Tell Real From Fake News
by Marsha Rakestraw I get a lot of my initial news from social media. But as a humane educator, I’ve…
¿Qué Precio Tiene La Belleza?
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Esta actividad le ayuda a los estudiantes a explorar y pensar críticamente sobre el impacto de los ingredientes en los…
Behind the Smokescreen: Using Critical Thinking to Explore Tobacco and Tobacco Ads
 by Marsha Rakestraw My first memory of smoking is when I was hanging out with my much older brother and…
5 Minute Changemaker: Simple Questions to Ask Ourselves Before We Buy
by Marsha Rakestraw Despite the rise of minimalism and conscious consumerism and the possibility of “peak stuff,” we humans still…
Why We Need to “Degender” Children’s Toys (video)
by Marsha Rakestraw “Toys are far more gendered today than at any point over the 20th century.” In her TEDx…
So Long, Joneses! I’m Buying Nothing New Next Year
by Lexie Greer I don’t know who the Joneses are, but I’m breaking up with them. I am tired of…
Explore Lack of Media Diversity With the Activity “Where Are the People Like Me?”
by Marsha Rakestraw Mattel’s Moschino Barbie  is getting all sorts of attention — and not just because of the $150…
Media Literacy Clearinghouse
Websites
Created and maintained by educator Frank W. Baker, the Media Literacy Clearinghouse offers lesson plans, resources, and more to help…
WebSpotlight: Animals and Media Style Guide
The ways in which we talk about and portray nonhuman animals greatly influences how we think about animals and our…
Animals and Media: A Style Guide for Giving Voice to the Voiceless
Websites
This website offers “style guidelines for media practitioners in the professions of journalism, entertainment media, advertising, and public relations to…