Resources for Helping Young People Cope With Traumatic Events
by Marsha Rakestraw Note: Last updated 11/15/17 In the past couple months there have been overwhelming natural disasters in Puerto…
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…
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…
Waste and Recycling Issues
Global Issues Guides
Resources (books, videos, lesson plans, articles, and more) to help teach and/or learn about issues related to waste, trash, garbage,…
War and Peace Issues
Global Issues Guides
Find articles, books, lesson plans, videos, and other resources exploring issues of war and peace building to help you teach…
Positive, Practical Action
Last September saw hundreds of thousands of people around the world take action to address climate change via the People’s…
Teaching About Hurricane Sandy & Other Disasters
Image courtesy of CasualCapture via Creative Commons. Disasters tend to get a lot of coverage before, during, and immediately after…
Are You Turning People Off with the Images You Use?
As humane educators and concerned citizens, we want to make sure that we’re being as effective as possible, which is…
Learning Through “Edutainment”
Image courtesy Mickey Thurman via Creative Commons. Often, when we think of education, we think only of classrooms, where “formal”…
Rethinking Elementary Education
Nurturing thoughtful, engaged citizens begins when children are young. Elementary school teachers have a wonderful opportunity to help their students…
SGI Quarterly
Websites
SGI Quarterly is a “Buddhist forum for peace, culture and education” that offers a variety of views and voices.
New Internationalist
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New Internationalist “reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful…