I Am a Humane Educator: Kristy Draper, Solutionary Lifestyle and Vegan Cooking Coach
by Institute for Humane Education Kristy Draper is a writer, photographer, humane educator, solutionary lifestyle coach, and vegan cooking coach.…
Defining Your Purpose as a Teacher
by Zoe Weil At the beginning of the teachers’ workshops I lead, I often facilitate an activity that invites participants…
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 Strategies to Help You Succeed in Creating a Better Life and a Better World
by Marsha Rakestraw One of the most frequently spoken words around the new year (besides “party” and “drinking,” perhaps) is…
#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…
Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude and Attention With Naikan
by Marsha Rakestraw Do a little thought exercise with me… Think of someone close to you — a friend, family…
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…
Tips for a More Compassionate, Earth-friendly, Healthy Halloween
by Marsha Rakestraw According to the National Retail Federation, people in the US are planning to spend about $9 billion…
9 Strategies for Cultivating Empathy and Compassion in Your Classroom
by Marsha Rakestraw To create a just, compassionate, sustainable world for all – and to help our students become solutionaries…
19 Lists of Children’s Picture Books for Your Humane Education Classroom
by Marsha Rakestraw Children’s books are a terrific tool for sharing positive values, teaching students (in age-appropriate ways) about global…
5 Minute Changemaker: Stop Using Balloons
by Marsha Rakestraw We humans love balloons. We use them for decorations and gifts. We twist them into shapes. We…
8 Tips to Make it Easier to Speak Up
by Marsha Rakestraw The world is hurting. And our human actions – whether intentional choice, uninformed action, or as a…