14 Resources for Highlighting Heroes
by Marsha Rakestraw October is Anti-Bullying Month, and many schools around the country are putting special focus on bullying behaviors.…
Learning From Our Heroes and Enemies (lesson plan)
We’re often told to look for heroes we can turn to for inspiration. How often do we seek out what…
A Piggy’s Tale: The Adventures of a 3-Legged Super-Pup
Books
By Tod Emko and Ethan Young Bohemian Press, 2016. 96 pgs Grades 4 and up After he loses his leg…
Heroes & Enemigos
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
A menudo se nos dice que debemos buscar heroes, que podemos acudir a ellos en busca de inspiración. ¿Que tan…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: “Gunny and The Magical Pack”
by Marsha Rakestraw Gunny and The Magical Pack by Amy Elizabeth Cranmer (74 pgs) For the last several years, Gunny…
14 Children’s Picture Books About Solutionaries
Sharing stories of people who have made a positive difference in the world is a powerful way to inspire youth…
Malala: A Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal: A Brave Boy from Pakistan
Books
by Jeanette Winter Beach Lane Books, 2014. Grades 1-4 This two-in-one book uses simple phrases and colorful illustrations to tell…
Map Your World
Websites
Inspired by the documentary The Revolutionary Optimists, Map Your World offers a curriculum and resources to help teachers empower their…
Gunny and The Magical Pack
Books
by Amy Elizabeth Cranmer Create Space, 2013. 74 pgs Grades 2-5. For the last several years, Gunny has known only…
13 Children’s Picture Books about Bullying
by Marsha Rakestraw As information about bullying becomes more pervasive, schools and others who serve children are striving to create…
Tuki and Moka: A Tale of Two Tamarins
Books
Eduardo and his father regularly make trips into the Amazonian rainforest to collect Brazil nuts to sell. Eduardo enjoys these…
Great Peacemakers: True Stories From Around the World
Books
“The way we see the world shapes the way we treat it.” ~ David Suzuki “When you have a vision,…