Becoming a Solutionary
Activities/Lesson Plans
This activity is a brief exploration of some of the skills and processes needed to explore problems of concern to…
Fifth Graders Follow Their Trash
Humane educator Dr. Elizabeth Crawford helps teachers-in-training develop their competencies in helping their students become global citizens and solutionaries. Students…
The Power of Positive Peer Pressure
by Marsha Rakestraw A 2012 survey of teen volunteers revealed that the main reason teens volunteer is because their friends…
Creating a Compassionate Campus: A Faculty Learning Community Inspired by the Principles of Humane Education
by Stacy Hoult-Saros For years, faculty members at Valparaiso University have had the opportunity to take part in Faculty Learning…
5 Minute Changemaker: Get to the Point (Person)
by Marsha Rakestraw Many of us have done it. We’re frustrated at the immovable line at the store, and we…
What’s New Wednesday 3-8-17: News & Resources for Educators & Solutionaries
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
Do Something! A Handbook for Young Activists
Books
by Nancy Lublin Workman Publishing, 2010. 280 pgs Grades 4-9 Do Something! A Handbook For Young Activists is a workbook…
Why I Marched in Washington and What We Need to Do Next
by Zoe Weil I’ve been working to help create a more equitable, healthy, compassionate, and peaceful world my entire adult…
Get Your Resume Noticed: Tips for Humane Educators and Changemakers
by Marsha Rakestraw We humane educators and changemakers engage in all sorts of work, from teaching, to working for nonprofits,…
Stories of Solutionaries & Changemakers
Global Issues Guides
Stories of adult and youth changemakers and solutionaries who are working for a better world to inspire and empower yourself…
9 Things to Remember When Having Spontaneous Conversations About Ethical Issues
by Marsha Rakestraw I hate conflict. (Even the potential for conflict.) And I’m shy. And I’m not very good at…
15 Most Popular Humane Education Activities in 2016
Humane education activities and lesson plans are just one of the many resources we provide for teachers, activists, and changemakers…