Resources for Teaching About Fake News & News Literacy
by Marsha Rakestraw In his recent book, Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era, Dr. Daniel Levinson…
Project Look Sharp Media Literacy Education Lesson Plans
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Project Look Sharp focuses on helping K-12 and higher education teachers bring critical thinking and media literacy instruction to their…
5 Minute Changemaker: Read Just a Few Comments
by Marsha Rakestraw “Don’t read the comments” is a common refrain. We’ve all seen articles or blog posts with comments…
5 Minute Changemaker: Leave a Compassionate Comment
by Marsha Rakestraw There’s a common saying in the cyberverse: Never read the comments. But a new study by researchers…
6 Resources to Help You Tell Fact from Fiction
by Marsha Rakestraw In a society in which many people mistake stories from “The Onion” as true and our legislators…
9 Online Resources for “Alternate” News
by Marsha Rakestraw As effective humane educators, part of our role is to stay informed on global ethical issues, so…
Staying Current, Lessening the Despair
What if when we listened to or read the news, we heard stories about people creating humane, practical solutions to…
Good News Network
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The Good News Network is full of inspiring stories of people doing big and small good things for other people,…
Reframing News Headlines
by Marsha Rakestraw In our busy culture, we often may not read beyond the news and media headlines, so how…
6 Sources for Positive News
Part of my job at IHE involves skimming news sources to keep updated on global ethical issues. Some days can…
Humane Issues in the News
Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to…
Humane Issues in the News
Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to…