What’s New Wednesday 9-20-17: 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…
Becoming Humane Beings (lesson plans)
by Marsha Rakestraw Right at the start of the school year is a great time to encourage students to think…
#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…
Frameworks Institute
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The Frameworks Institute conducts, curates, analyzes and shares scholarly research on effective communications to help leaders and changemakers strategically frame…
Engaged Philosphy
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Engaged Philosophy offers educators and students tools and resources for creating a better world through civic engagement. The website includes…
Kids That Do Good
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Kids That Do Good offers a platform to help children and teens, ages 5-18, connect with organizations that encourage children…
11 Activities for Teaching About Advertising
by Marsha Rakestraw In her TEDx talk, “Educating for Freedom,” IHE President Zoe Weil highlights how our culture inundates us…
Global Opportunity Explorer
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Global Opportunity Explorer is “the world’s largest platform of sustainable solutions” and “guides you through hundreds of sustainable solutions and…
Resources to Help Teach Systems Thinking
by Marsha Rakestraw “Living successfully in a world of complex systems means expanding not only time horizons and thought horizons;…
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…
Water Issues
Global Issues Guides
Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on water issues to help you learn and/or…