Help Students Make Connections With Planetary Problem Puzzle (lesson plan)
One of the key tenets of humane education that IHE strives to help others understand is how interconnected issues are.…
Becoming Humane Beings (lesson plans)
by Marsha Rakestraw Right at the start of the school year is a great time to encourage students to think…
12 Resources for Free Films on Humane Issues
by Marsha Rakestraw Especially these days when our youth begin drinking in technology about the same time they start breastfeeding,…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Sociological Cinema & Sociological Images
When exploring issues related to human rights, the environment, animal protection and culture, images and video can be powerful tools.…
The Sociological Cinema
Videos/Movies
Created especially for sociology teachers, this website, which features and analyses videos and other multimedia through a lens of various…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: ProCon.org Helps Critical Thinking About Global Ethical Issues
Recently the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, endorsed the website ProCon.org “for its use in critical thinking…
Web Spotlight: Understanding Prejudice
As much as we want to believe otherwise, prejudice is still a significant element of society. And many of us…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Dream of a Nation
Dream of a Nation is a book and project to increase awareness and inspire action around a variety of social,…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Global Closet Calculator
Image screenshot National Geographic Education. As humane educators, we know it can be challenging to uncover the hidden costs of…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Animal Sentience Mosaic
Image screenshot Sentience Mosaic. Recently a group of scientists released the “Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness,” which declares: “Convergent evidence indicates…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox:Casual Homophobia Counter
Image screenshot nohomophobes.com. Most of the time we don’t mean to harm others with what we say. But there’s no…
Sustaining Inspiration with a Social Justice Reading Group
Contributing blogger Ariane White received her M.Ed. from the Institute for Humane Education in 2010. She currently serves as a…