#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…
Maintaining Hope Amidst Atrocity: The Humane Educator’s Paradox
by Zoe Weil It’s painful to learn about the terrible injustices and cruelties in the world. Sometimes, the more we…
The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Marcher
Books
by Cynthia Levinson Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017 Grades 1-5 Audrey Faye Hendricks was only 9-years-old, but she…
Saving Animals and Empowering People Through Humane Education: An Interview With Tod Emko
Tod Emko is a conservationist from New York City. While Emko’s “day job” is as a web developer for Blue…
6 Sources for Positive News
by Marsha Rakestraw Part of my job at IHE involves skimming news sources to keep updated on global ethical issues.…
Trekking Across Scotland for Humane Education: One Family’s Adventure
by Mark Heimann November 8, 2016. My wife Lara and I were enjoying the paradise that is Little Corn Island…
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Books
by Chelsea Clinton Philomel Books, 2017. Grades PreK-2. “She persisted” has become a mantra for many since the 2016 US…
Celebrating 21 Years of Humane Education Transformation
by Zoe Weil Twenty-one years ago this month, I co-founded the Institute for Humane Education (IHE) with my friend and…
For Your Must-Read List: “Drawdown” Is Full of Hope, Meaningful Solutions for Addressing Climate Change
by Zoe Weil The Institute for Humane Education’s graduate programs with Valparaiso University include five core courses: 1. Introduction to…