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…
10 Tips for Civil Classroom Discussion
by Marsha Rakestraw A peek at the news, a look at social media posts and comments, or an overheard conversation…
When a Butterfly Sneezes: A Guide for Helping Kids Explore Interconnections in Our World Through Favorite Stories
Books
by Linda Booth Sweeney Pegasus Communications, 2001. 128 pages Systems thinking can be a challenging concept to grasp. Sweeney’s book…
Resources for Teaching About the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest
by Marsha Rakestraw Update 10/31/16: The #StandingRockSyllabus was added to the list. For weeks now, thousands of members of more…
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…
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…
I Am a Humane Educator: Kate Skwire
IHE M.Ed. graduate Kate Skwire has just begun her career in humane education at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in…
I Am a Humane Educator: Lee Anne Chapman
Lee Anne Chapman is a 2014 IHE graduate certificate grad. She says, “An optimistic activist, vegan for over 20 years,…
IHE’s Graduate Program Changed Our Lives – It Will Change Yours, Too
by Marsha Rakestraw Most of us have been blessed with at least a few positive life-changing experiences. Mine have included…
I Am a Humane Educator: Kristina Hulvershorn
IHE M.Ed. graduate Kristina Hulvershorn started her career as a teacher. Now she works in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the Youth…
Zoe Weil’s New Book Calls for An Education Revolution
How can we create a just, healthy, and humane world? What is the path to developing sustainable energy, food, transportation,…