You’re Judging People By That Bag They’re Carrying
by Marsha Rakestraw Every day we make split-second assumptions about others, often without being aware we’re doing it. We may…
Tips to Simplify Your Holidays for a More Memorable, Meaningful Season
by Marsha Rakestraw It’s the holiday season. Which of these better describes your state of mind: Joyous, meaningful, balanced? Or,…
Getting the Child Slave Labor Out of Your Shopping Cart
by Marsha Rakestraw We hear about forced and child labor, reading about specific instances in the news, and we may…
21 Children’s Picture Books for Exploring Eco-Friendly Actions
by Marsha Rakestraw Earth Day may be every day, but our relationship to the natural world often gets a little…
Waste and Recycling Issues
Global Issues Guides
Resources (books, videos, lesson plans, articles, and more) to help teach and/or learn about issues related to waste, trash, garbage,…
Overfishing and Industrial Fishing
Global Issues Guides
Find books, articles, videos, lesson plans and more about overfishing, industrial fishing, and related issues to help you teach and/or…
What a Humane World Looks Like: Releasing the Things that No Longer Serve You
by Lynne Westmoreland There is an exercise in the online course that I teach for the Institute for Humane Education,…
5 Minute Changemaker: Just Say No To Junk Mail
by Marsha Rakestraw While junk mail is on a downturn in the US, marketers still produce close to five billion…
What’s the Price of Our Obsession With Beauty Products? (lesson plan)
Our obsession with looks and beauty — especially among women — is at an all-time high. We search endlessly for…
5 Minute Changemaker: Track Every Penny (for at Least a Month)
by Marsha Rakestraw $300 on meals out. $50 for your caffeine buzz. A new shirt. The book you have to…
How Big Is Your Travel Footprint?
Books
by Paul Mason Cavendish Square Publishing, 2009. Grades 3-8 How Big Is Your Travel Footprint? highlights some of the impacts…
How Big Is Your Water Footprint?
Books
by Paul Mason Cavendish Square Publishing, 2009 Grades 3-8 How Big Is Your Water Footprint? highlights some of the impacts…