Helping City Kids Fall in Love With Nature Through Birds
by Marsha Rakestraw Our Student Residency/Summer Institute weeks always include a lot of outside time. In addition to holding sessions…
War of the Whales
Books
by Joshua Horowitz Berrett-Koehler, 2014. 423 pgs Grades 10 and up Author Joshua Horwitz’s investigative narrative tells the story of…
Teaching and Learning About Bees
Global Issues Guides
We rely on bees for most of our food, and bees are dying by the millions (if not billions). Use…
Animalearn
Websites
Animalearn works to eliminate the use of animals in education and offers resources about dissection alternatives for teachers and students.…
bioGraphic
Websites
bioGraphic is a multi-media magazine from the California Academy of Sciences. It offers stories and ideas for showcasing wonder and…
Jane Goodall’s Good News for All
Websites
A project of the Jane Goodall Institute, this blog highlights some of the positive advances being made to help protect…
Climate Feedback
Websites
Climate Feedback is a website dedicated to providing journalists and citizens with feedback about the scientific credibility of online climate…
Animals and Inmates: Humane Education and Science Behind Bars
by Marc Bekoff For 15 years I’ve been teaching animal behavior and conservation biology at the Boulder (Colorado) County Jail…
Retraction Watch
Websites
Retraction Watch publishes stories and information related to retractions in the scientific literature. This site is useful for exploring the…
Yale Environment 360
Websites
From the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, this site offers news, reports, and commentary on a variety of…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Greater Good in Action
Like any good habit, cultivating strengths such as empathy, forgiveness, compassion, and gratitude takes practice. And it often helps to…
Beating the “Backfire Effect”
by Marsha Rakestraw It seems like common sense that when we learn that previously-believed information is false – when we…