Student Solutionaries Inspired by Jane Goodall
Felice Clyne-Davis is an IHE grad student and a long-time teacher and humane educator in New York City. Recently her…
Post-Election The World Needs You More Than Ever
Here at the Institute for Humane Education, we understand that the election results may be very painful for many. As…
Encouraging Students to Take Positive Action (video)
by Marsha Rakestraw “We talk a lot about how we don’t learn things just for ourselves. We don’t learn things…
I Am a Humane Educator: Molly Volanth Hall
IHE M.Ed. graduate Molly Volanth Hall grew up in an urban neighborhood in the Boston area. Graduating from the University…
The Essential Elements of Humane Education
by Zoe Weil One of the signs of a good educator is dedication to lifelong research and truth; critical and…
Resources for Making and Finding More Meaningful, Ethical Work
by Marsha Rakestraw One of my favorite questions to ask people is what they’d do with their time if money…
Start Your Classroom’s School Year with a Solutionary Lens
by Marsha Rakestraw Infusing humane education into classrooms can happen year-round, but how teachers set the stage at the beginning…
Podcasts for Humane Educators and Changemakers
by Marsha Rakestraw Podcasts have become wildly popular. We can find one on nearly every topic, and new podcasts launch…
Keeping Everyone in the Lifeboat
by Marsha Rakestraw There’s a popular thought experiment involving a lifeboat, a dog, and one or more humans. The discussion…
Being Brave Enough to Make a Difference for Animals (video)
by Marsha Rakestraw “Their suffering is my grief. Is my motivation.” In his TEDx talk, Damien Mander shares his transformation…
Ending the Violence With Meaningful Solutions
by Zoe Weil I am a humane educator, a person dedicated to creating a more just, peaceful, and sustainable world…
Widening Our Circle of Compassion: An Interview With Animal Rights Photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur
Jo-Anne McArthur’s love of animals began when she was a child. She says, “The neighbour had a backyard dog who…