Making Nonhuman Animals Visible with the We Animals Archive
by Marsha Rakestraw In our human-centric world, the plight of nonhuman animals – especially those we exploit for our own…
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…
El Animal Más Poderoso Del Mundo
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
¿Cuál es el animal más poderoso y el más peligroso del mundo? ¡Somos nosotros! Conduzca a los estudiantes en una…
Red: A Crayon’s Story
Books
by Michael Hall Greenwillow Books, 2015. Grades PreK-1 It was clear to everyone that something was not right with Red.…
Humane Education Lesson Plan: Growing Changemakers
IHE M.Ed. student Rachel Filtz created this fun, visual, interactive activity, which can be used with teachers or students to…
Humane Education Activity: Wonder Box
Start nurturing reverence for nature and a sense of wonder from the first day of school. The Wonder Box is…
I Am a Humane Educator: Kit Jagoda
IHE M.Ed. student Kit Jagoda has been a public school art teacher for more than 28 years. She and her…
Consejo de Todos Los Seres Vivos
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
¿Qué espera una montaña? ¿Y un lobo, una vaca o un rio? Los participantes deben de convertirse en una parte…
Humane Education Through Art
Art is a powerful way to educate. Artists have been using their work for centuries to move, inspire, transform. Whether…
Embracing Our Heartbreak to Find Our Solutionary Paths
by Marsha Rakestraw Part of the purpose and joy of humane education is in helping others find their path…
Amanda Palmer: The Power of Trust and Asking for Help (video)
At its core humane education (and changemaking) is about communication and connection. It’s about building relationships. In a fabulous TED…
Humane Education Activity: Give Gender Bias the Flip
There’s a theory held by a lot of advertisers, media producers and others, that boys don’t like what girls like…