Something Is Wrong: Exploring the Roots of Youth Violence
Books
by Mariame Kaba, J. Cyriac Mathew, and Nathan Haines, eds Project NIA, The Chicago Freedom School, Teachers for Social Justice,…
Exploring the Hidden Costs and Influences of Ads
by Marsha Rakestraw Many of us think that we’re not that influenced by ads. We’ve developed our brand loyalty over…
What’s New Wednesday 2-20-19: News & Resources for Educators & Solutionaries
Each week find a round-up of selected news and resources related to global ethical issues and positive solutions that you…
Teaching About Gillette’s Call for Men to Be Their Best … And the Backlash
by Zoe Weil Gillette’s new ad, “We Believe: The Best Men Can Be,” has quickly gone viral, eliciting a storm…
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…
6 Online Games to Help Students Think Critically About Accurate and False News
by Marsha Rakestraw In the last week I’ve come across headlines telling me that a woman and her children being…
Resources for Helping Young People Cope With Traumatic Events
by Marsha Rakestraw Note: Last updated 12/4/17 In the past couple months there have been overwhelming natural disasters in Puerto…
Reframing News Headlines
by Marsha Rakestraw In our busy culture, we often may not read beyond the news and media headlines, so how…
Humane Education Activity: Give Gender Bias the Flip
by Marsha Rakestraw There’s a theory held by a lot of advertisers, media producers, and others, that boys don’t like…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Sociological Cinema & Sociological Images
by Marsha Rakestraw When exploring issues related to human rights, the environment, animal protection, and culture, images and video can…
9 Resources for Finding Children’s Books with Humane Themes
by Marsha Rakestraw Children’s literature is often a reflection of society (and sometimes an influencer). As we humans continue to…
Bringing Critical Thinking to Scientific Studies and Their Reporting
by Marsha Rakestraw Skim the news headlines most days, and you’ll see news reports about scientific studies on all sorts…