I Am a Humane Educator: Ivy, Mandy, and Liat
Last year Ivy and Liat, students at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, connected with Mandy Schmidt, an IHE M.Ed. student,…
Max Loves Muñecas
Books
by Zetta Elliott Rosetta Press, 2014 128 pgs Grades 3-6 In Max loves Muñecas, Max visits a doll boutique run…
9 Videos for Exploring Gender Stereotypes and Gender Roles
by Marsha Rakestraw Messages about what it means to be masculine or feminine, a man or a woman, a boy…
Media, Media Literacy and Marketing Global Issues Guide
Global Issues Guides
Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on media, medial literacy and marketing issues to…
For Your Must-Read List: However Long the Night by Aimee Molloy
You wouldn’t think that a story about female genital cutting (FGC) would be inspiring and uplifting, but in the case…
Can Entertainment Lead to Prison Change?
Four years ago I wrote a blog post titled “What Is Prison For?” Prison was on my mind because I’d…
Never Say Never
A few years ago I was having dinner with some new acquaintances, and we were talking about the way that…
Hooray for the Decline in Sexist Language
Image courtesy Antony Pranata via Creative Commons. For thirty years I’ve been committed to both using and promoting nonsexist language…
Reclaiming Mainstream Media: Eschewing Tom Cruise’s Divorce for Meaningful News
A couple of weeks ago I met a wonderful, brilliant, soft-spoken, powerful man: Sailesh Rao. We were both leading workshops…
Planet as People: Efforts Increase to Establish Rights for Nature
Does the natural world have intrinsic rights? Western culture has attempted for centuries to create a division between humans and…
Our Top 10 Most Popular Humane Education Activities for 2010
Humane education activities and lesson plans are just one of the perks we provide in our Resource Center. We now…
Are We Moving Toward an Empathic Civilization?
Take a look at this (10 minute) YouTube video, narrated by Jeremy Rifkin, author of The Empathic Civilization: Is such…