Making Connections, Creating Solutions (lesson plan)
by Marsha Rakestraw How are a plastic bag, a shell, and some sea water connected? In her lesson plan Making…
Be Light Like a Bird
Books
by Monica Schröder Capstone Young Readers, 2016 239 pgs Grades 5-8 Wren is a 12-year-old girl learning how to navigate…
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
Books
by Debbie Levy Simon & Schuster Young Books for Readers, 2016 Grades 3-5 Ruth Bader Ginsburg might not have been…
Our Gift for You: Resources to Inspire Hope
by IHE Staff and Faculty It can be painful and stressful to learn about the terrible injustices and cruelties of…
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…
4 Short Videos Highlighting the Power of One
by Marsha Rakestraw It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that we as individuals don’t have the power…
8 Quotes on Compassion
The world needs compassionate acts more than ever. In honor of this holiday season, the IHE staff have shared some…
How Well Are You Spending the Jellybeans of Your Life?
by Marsha Rakestraw One of the humane education activities we use to help students and solutionaries think more deeply about…
#FridayFeature: 3 More Inspiring TED(x) Talks By Young Changemakers
by Marsha Rakestraw Young people aren’t waiting to grow up until they make a difference. They’re taking action now, and…
5 Simple Tips for Creating a Compassionate Classroom
by Samantha Gentrup As teachers get ready for the school year, we have to decide what our classrooms will look…
#FridayFeature: 4 Inspiring TED(x) Talks By Young Changemakers
by Marsha Rakestraw “The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve…
Why We Don’t Care About Mass Atrocities and What We Can Do About It
by Marsha Rakestraw A recent report from the UN and other agencies emphasizes that 80% of Yemeni children need humanitarian…