Gender Spectrum
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Gender Spectrum is a website dedicated to helping support and provide “gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and…
Youth In Front
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Youth In Front is a “community-created online learning resource” dedicated to providing youth with “advice on leading change” specifically related…
Help Students Build Character and Empathy With Positive Values Jars
by Marsha Rakestraw A friend recently told me about one of her family member’s visiting and repeatedly commenting that my…
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…
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…
15 Most Popular Blog Posts From 2017
by Marsha Rakestraw Happy New Year! 2018 promises to be a year full of enormous changes, and even more opportunities…
Cultivating Student Collaboration Skills
Global Issues Guides
Find resources and tips for helping teach students valuable collaboration, cooperation, and group work skills. Curated by the Institute for…
Resources for Helping Young People Cope With Traumatic Events
by Marsha Rakestraw Note: Last updated 12/4/17 In the past couple months there have been overwhelming natural disasters in Puerto…
Nurturing Love for the Natural World: One Mother’s/Teacher’s Experience
by Joanna MacDonald My son and I have the opportunity to spend more time together in the summer. Because I…
5 Simple Tips for Creating a Compassionate Classroom
by Samantha Gentrup As teachers get ready for the school year, we have to decide what our classrooms will look…
Scrubbing Our Assumptions About Our Students
by Marsha Rakestraw and Mary Pat Champeau “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once…