7 Resources for Helping Students Choose a Global Challenge to Address
by Marsha Rakestraw Research and observation show that students want real-world learning that is meaningful to their lives and interests.…
Ron Finley: A Guerrilla Gardener in South Central LA
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by Ron Finley TED, 2013 10:39 min Ron Finley lives and plants food in South Central Los Angeles. He calls…
Let the World Not End by Either Fire or Ice
by Cate Waidyatilleka Fire and Ice (Robert Frost) Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice.…
14 Resources for Highlighting Heroes
by Marsha Rakestraw October is Anti-Bullying Month, and many schools around the country are putting special focus on bullying behaviors.…
How to Maintain Hope and What to Do When Hope Eludes Us
by Zoe Weil I am generally able to maintain a fairly hopeful disposition, no matter what the news. But sometimes,…
IHE’s Inspiring Graduate and Ph.D. Faculty
While summer is sometimes thought of as a time to kick back and get some rest and relaxation, the faculty…
I Am a Humane Educator: Vincie Ho: Promoting Compassion Education and Sustainable Travel
by Institute for Humane Education Vincie Ho is the co-founder of Mini Acts for the Greater Good (MAGG) and the creator…
Cultivate Young Solutionaries With IHE’s Solutionary Program
by Barbara Fiore It is incredibly inspiring to hear a young, school-aged person talk about how empowered they feel. I…
13 Must-Read IHE Blog Posts for Solutionary Educators
by Marsha Rakestraw We know that as educators your time is precious, and that you strive to balance the tension…
9 Strategies for Cultivating Empathy and Compassion in Your Classroom
by Marsha Rakestraw To create a just, compassionate, sustainable world for all – and to help our students become solutionaries…
19 Lists of Children’s Picture Books for Your Humane Education Classroom
by Marsha Rakestraw Children’s books are a terrific tool for sharing positive values, teaching students (in age-appropriate ways) about global…
Before, During, and After: Taking Part in the Solutionary Program
by Katie Coppens Before In the spring of 2017, I attended an informational session on the Institute for Humane Education’s Solutionary…