Doglands
Books
Furgul is born behind bars in Dedbone’s Hole — a puppy farm for greyhound racing. Furgul and his sisters are…
Respect My Rights
Websites
A project of Amnesty International, Respect My Rights is an interactive website that offers users information and insights into the…
The Great Bear
Books
In medieval times, a captured bear is poorly treated and forced to travel and perform as a circus bear for…
The Stamp Collector
Books
“The Stamp Collector” is the story of a city boy and a country boy. The city boy collects stamps and…
Los Extraterrestres Han Aterrizado: Explorando La Opresión, Los Derechos, y Las Libertades
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Los estudiantes podrán explorar la opresión, los derechos y las libertades participando en un excenario en el que los extraterrestres…
No Me Pisoteís: Explorando La Opresión
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Esta actividad ayuda a los estudiantes pensar crítico sobre la opresión: qué es y quién se efecta. También les invite…
Activities for Exploring Freedom and Oppression
“No one is free when others are oppressed.” ~ Author Unknown What is freedom?  Who should have freedom? What boundaries…
How Free Are We? Exploring Our Complicity in Oppressing Ourselves & Others
As we near July 4 here in the U.S., our thoughts often turn to freedom (when we’re not thinking about…
Take a Risk and Become Who You Were Meant to Be
Image courtesy of epSos. de via Creative Commons. For my blog post today, I’m sharing a recent essay I wrote…
Sam Chaltain’s Art (and Science) of Great Teaching
For my blog post today, I wanted to share educational changemaker Sam Chaltain’s great new TEDx talk, “The Art (and…
Human Rights for All?
Activities/Lesson Plans
This activity familiarizes students with the Universal Declaration for Human Rights and inspires them to think about the freedoms they…
Free at Last?
Activities/Lesson Plans
Use visuals of everyday things around us to introduce and explore the concepts of freedom and oppression. Recommended for grades…