Becoming a Solutionary
Activities/Lesson Plans
This activity is a brief exploration of some of the skills and processes needed to explore problems of concern to…
Help Your Students Become Eco-Champions (lesson plans)
by Marsha Rakestraw Spring brings warmer weather, new life, and a hunger to be outside, renewing our connection to the…
Resources to Help Teachers Bring “Controversial” Issues to the Classroom
by Marsha Rakestraw Discussing global ethical issues – especially those that are considered “unsettled” or “controversial’ in mainstream society –…
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…
Scrubbing Our Assumptions About Our Students
by Marsha Rakestraw and Mary Pat Champeau “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once…
What’s New Wednesday 3-29-17: News & Resources for Educators & Solutionaries
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
Thinking Critically in the Post-Truth Era: An Interview With Daniel J. Levitin
by Zoe Weil Daniel J. Levitin is Founding Dean of Arts & Humanities at the Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate…
Project Look Sharp Media Literacy Education Lesson Plans
Websites
Project Look Sharp focuses on helping K-12 and higher education teachers bring critical thinking and media literacy instruction to their…
What’s New Wednesday 2-1-17: 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…
Why I Marched in Washington and What We Need to Do Next
by Zoe Weil I’ve been working to help create a more equitable, healthy, compassionate, and peaceful world my entire adult…
6 Resources for Activities About Animal Protection
by Marsha Rakestraw There are a lot of wonderful sources for social justice activities and lesson plans. Same for those…
What’s New Wednesday 1-11-17: 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…