Using Math and Algebra to Teach Students About Pet Overpopulation
by Marsha Rakestraw Most of us love our nonhuman family members, and worldwide, dogs and cats are some of the…
Resources for Teaching How Black Lives Matter at School
by Marsha Rakestraw News headlines remind us daily that racial injustice and violence and discrimination against Black people (and other…
iWitness
Websites
Created by the USC Shoah Foundation, iWitness is a website that offers access to “more than, 1,500 full life histories,…
New Year’s Resolutions and Reminding Students of Their Worth
by Emily Zionts On our first day back to class after the winter holiday break, I did a little New…
The Otesha Book: From Junk to Funk
Books
by The Otesha Project 2005 165 pgs Grades 6-11 The Otesha Book: From Junk to Funk (PDF) is divided into chapters analyzing…
#31DaysofMOGO Challenge: Take Positive Action for a Better World in 2019
by Institute for Humane Education Challenge yourself with #31DaysofMOGO. To provide you a daily dose of inspiration and motivation throughout…
Exploring the Impacts of Our Consumer Choices [lesson plans]
by Marsha Rakestraw Jack Frost nipping at our noses. Silver bells ringing. Chestnuts roasting. Credit cards groaning. Retailers giggling with…
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.…
17 Resources for Teaching About Food Waste
by Marsha Rakestraw “Every day, we’re teaching kids that food is trash.” ~ Jonathan Bloom Our school food systems in…
Words Can Hurt: Activities About the Power of Words
by Marsha Rakestraw Whoever created that whole “Sticks and stones … but words will never hurt me.” idiom didn’t know…
I Taught Kindergarteners About Plastic Pollution, and They Are Eager to Be Part of the Solution
by Elizabeth O. Crawford, Ph.D. During Earth Week 2018, I was a guest presenter to kindergarteners attending Island Montessori School…
Teacher Planner Offers Resources, Ideas for Exploring Social Justice Issues
by Marsha Rakestraw Many teachers are eager for resources that can help them integrate humane education (which includes social justice)…