What a Humane World Looks Like: Not “Staying Busy”
by Marsha Rakestraw Several years ago I saw a commercial, the gist of which was that if we don’t add…
5 Minute Changemaker: Track Every Penny (for at Least a Month)
by Marsha Rakestraw $300 on meals out. $50 for your caffeine buzz. A new shirt. The book you have to…
Refinding Nature
by Jessie Huart Sullivan In the Institute for Humane Education graduate school residency program, I participated in Seton watching, a…
The Joys of Paying Attention
As the days get longer and dawn comes at 4 a.m., I’ve begun waking earlier and earlier. Normally, I roll…
The Freedom of Real Education: “This is Water” (video)
“This is Water,” a video (9 min) featuring an excerpt of a commencement speech given by author David Foster Wallace, …
Are You Really Seeing Your Children, Your Students, Others?
by Mary Pat Champeau, IHE’s Director of Educational Programs My son’s kindergarten teacher told me once that every night before…
When You’re Making Other Plans: My Night on a Small Maine Coast Island
Labor Day weekend was a beauty on the coast of Maine, and on Saturday morning I packed up some food…
What Happens When We Pay Attention?
Visit: http://www.sicklesinsight.com/ experimental-psychology -human-perception/ and watch the video. Make sure that you do not read the information below the video…