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.…
Good News Network
Websites
The Good News Network is full of inspiring stories of people doing big and small good things for other people,…
Epic
Videos/Movies
by Chris Wedge 20th Century Fox, 2013 102 min Rated PG Grades 2 and up In Epic, MK (Mary Katherine) goes…
Pro-Hero and Anti-Bullying Global Issues Guide
Global Issues Guides
Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on pro-hero & anti-bullying issues to help you…
Here’s What One Teacher Did to Address Bullying and Cliques in His Class
by Marsha Rakestraw The person who created the whole “…words will never hurt me” adage was sorely mistaken. As millions…
Restoring Our Faith in Humanity
There were many comments about my recent essay at Care2.com, “We can (and should) care about both people and animals.”…
Matt Langdon: Ditching Anti-Bullying Programs to Build Pro-Hero Schools
Why does Matt Langdon, founder of the Hero Construction Company, cringe every time he sees an anti-bullying sign in a…
Modeling Ordinary Heroism
Last week we just finished the summer intensive session of our online course, Teaching for a Positive Future. Twenty-six wonderful…
Is Gaming the Answer to Our Global Problems?
Watch this TED talk about gaming as a solution to our problems: As a non-gamer, this TED talk raised many…
We Need Pro-Hero Schools Instead of Anti-Bully Schools
by Matt Langdon It is very easy to find the term anti-bully these days. Look in any school and there’s…
The 40th Anniversary of the Stanford Prison Experiment: 5 Resources You Need to Know About
Many of us, when we read about people committing atrocious acts of evil against other humans, are quick to attribute…
Dr. Phil Zimbardo: Understanding Good and Evil
What is evil? Is everyone capable of evil? Are there just a few “bad apples” responsible for atrocities like the…