What’s the Price of Our Obsession With Beauty Products? (lesson plan)
Our obsession with looks and beauty — especially among women — is at an all-time high. We search endlessly for…
Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines
Books
“Eyes Wide Open” (208 pgs, grades 7-12) is a quick succession of information highlights on topics ranging from dependency on…
10 Most Popular Blog Posts from 2014
Happy New Year! 2015 promises to be a year full of hope, positive change, and even more people embracing humane…
Our 12 Most Popular Humane Education Activities for 2014
Humane education activities and lesson plans are just one of the perks we provide in our online Resource Center. We…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: The Critical Media Project
It’s no secret that young people in the U.S. spend an inordinate amount of time engaging with various kinds of…
Resources for Reexamining Columbus Day
Today is Columbus Day in the U.S., and this year, as in generations before, elementary schools all across the country…
¡Sí, Se Puede! Humane Education Activities in Spanish
As the passion to create a better world for all spreads across the planet, more people are using comprehensive humane…
Marketers Using Sneakier Strategies to Reach Kids
As the commotion of digital information escalates, marketers have resorted to extraordinary strategies to capture our attention, especially that of…
For Your Must-Read List: ‘Redefining Girly’
Based on her own experiences with her children, Melissa Atkins Wardy’s book “Redefining Girly: How Parents Can Fight the Stereotyping…
Redefining Girly: How Parents Can Fight the Stereotyping and Sexualizing of Girlhood, from Birth to Tween
Books
Based on her own experiences with her children, Melissa Atkins Wardy’s book delivers vital, realistic, actionable tips and ideas for…
Kids Show How We All Should React to “Controversial” Cereal Commercial … and to Racism
The hatred and criticism arising from the airing of Coca-Cola’s “America the Beautiful” commercial during the Super Bowl and Olympic…
Are Picture Books Cultivating Consumerism in Kids? This Study Says Yes
If you’re a teacher, parent or picture-book aficionado, you know the powerful messages and values (both positive and otherwise) that…