Who’s Missing From Mainstream Media? (lesson plans)
by Marsha Rakestraw A few years ago at our graduate student residency, one of the students led an activity in…
“Boys Can’t Do That!”: 3 Activities for Exploring Gender Roles with Young Children
by Marsha Rakestraw “He can’t have a doll, he’s a boy!” “Girls can’t be firemen!” “You’re not a boy. You…
Can You Spot the Biases in Your Classroom?
by IHE Peruse a piece of information, and it may seem objective. Look again with a more critical eye, and…
6 Videos for Teaching Students About Tech Bias and Influence
by Marsha Rakestraw Technology is not neutral. And while we’re increasingly learning about (and addressing) the pervasive influence of fake…
15 Most Popular Humane Education Activities in 2017
Humane education activities and lesson plans are just one of the many resources we provide for teachers, activists, and changemakers…
9 Resources for Teaching About Unconscious Bias
by Marsha Rakestraw We all have biases. We’ve heard many times that those biases are an evolutionary adaptation that helped…
Evolving Toward Conscientious Language With Ethical Language Style Guides
by Marsha Rakestraw As we strive to become a more just and inclusive world, there is backlash against what has…
Resources for Teaching About Fake News & News Literacy
by Marsha Rakestraw In his recent book, Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era, Dr. Daniel Levinson…
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…
What’s New Wednesday 3-1-17: News & Resources for Educators & Changemakers
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
American Denial
Videos/Movies
by Llewellyn Smith ITVS/PBS, 2016 60 min “I was shocked and scared to the bones by all the evils I…
Refuse to Stay Silent: Resources for Teaching About LGBTQ and Gender Identity Issues
by Marsha Rakestraw The news is full of the aftermath of Orlando. People are holding memorials around the world. We’re…