Making Connections, Creating Solutions (lesson plan)
by Marsha Rakestraw How are a plastic bag, a shell, and some sea water connected? In her lesson plan Making…
Help Students Connect and Reflect With Serial Testimony
by Marsha Rakestraw Learning is often much more powerful and meaningful when we’re able to make a personal connection. “Serial…
Let’s Support Emerging Young Solutionaries
by Zoe Weil Students in the US are regularly participating in drills to learn how to reduce their risk of…
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
Books
by Debbie Levy Simon & Schuster Young Books for Readers, 2016 Grades 3-5 Ruth Bader Ginsburg might not have been…
11 Activities to Help Students Understand Different Perspectives
by Marsha Rakestraw In mid-January, two boys, ages 12 and 13, killed more than 500,000 bees and destroyed tens of…
Making Real Change Happen
by Zoe Weil I read the following quote from Senator Bernie Sanders in the January 2018 issue of The Sun…
6 Resources for Finding Meaningful Solutions to Global Challenges
by Marsha Rakestraw It’s true that the world is facing numerous grave challenges. And we’re exposed to many of them…
Changing Systems Will Change Mindsets
by Zoe Weil I became a humane educator more than 30 years ago, teaching about interconnected human rights, environmental, and…
15 Most Popular Humane Education Activities in 2017
Humane education activities and lesson plans are just one of the many resources we provide for teachers, activists, and changemakers…
The World’s Most Powerful Animal (lesson plan)
by Marsha Rakestraw Dear Friends, I noticed that you have begun discussing the problems facing planet earth, such as pollution…
How Well Are You Spending the Jellybeans of Your Life?
by Marsha Rakestraw One of the humane education activities we use to help students and solutionaries think more deeply about…
#FridayFeature: 3 More Inspiring TED(x) Talks By Young Changemakers
by Marsha Rakestraw Young people aren’t waiting to grow up until they make a difference. They’re taking action now, and…