Resources for Teaching How Black Lives Matter at School
by Marsha Rakestraw News headlines remind us daily that racial injustice and violence and discrimination against Black people (and other…
Windows and Mirrors and Sliding Glass Doors: Ensuring Students See Themselves and Others in Literature
by Cathy Potter In 1990, Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop published an essay about the importance of providing young readers with…
Who’s Missing From Mainstream Media? (lesson plans)
by Marsha Rakestraw A few years ago at our graduate student residency, one of the students led an activity in…
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…
Teaching and Learning About Intersectionality
Global Issues Guides
Find resources (lesson plans, videos, articles, etc.) for teaching and learning about issues related to intersectionality. Curated by the Institute…
12 Children’s Picture Books About Families With Gay Parents
by Marsha Rakestraw In November 2017 California announced that it is adopting “LGBT-inclusive” history textbooks for grades K-8. It is…
Resources for Teaching and Learning About Intersectionality
by Marsha Rakestraw All of us have a variety of characteristics that contribute to who we are: our gender and…
#FridayFeature: 5 Children’s Picture Books Celebrating Identity
by Marsha Rakestraw Even we adults struggle with our identity, so imagine how challenging it is for children, in a…
What’s New Wednesday 6-28-17: 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…
Mixed Me!
Books
by Taye Diggs Feiwel and Friends, 2015. Grades K-3 Mike is a perfect blend of his two parents. Mike…
What’s New Wednesday 4-5-17: 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…
The Changing Face of Advertising: What It Might Mean and How It Might Matter
This blog post was originally published on Common Dreams. Reposted here under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. by Zoe…