6 Sources for Positive News
by Marsha Rakestraw Part of my job at IHE involves skimming news sources to keep updated on global ethical issues.…
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…
Humane Issues Round-Up: Dolphin Dilemmas
In the last month there has been so much in the news about dolphins, and the issues have been so…
Reflections on Irene: Cultivating Our Inner Compass
In the days leading up to Irene, and during the two days the storm traveled up the eastern coast of…