7 Resources for Helping Students Choose a Global Challenge to Address
by Marsha Rakestraw Research and observation show that students want real-world learning that is meaningful to their lives and interests.…
The Joy of Generosity: 19 Children’s Picture Books
by Marsha Rakestraw Every holiday season there’s a bizarre conflicting focus on acquiring and sharing, getting and giving. Help bring…
Exploring the Impacts of Our Consumer Choices [lesson plans]
by Marsha Rakestraw Jack Frost nipping at our noses. Silver bells ringing. Chestnuts roasting. Credit cards groaning. Retailers giggling with…
Let the World Not End by Either Fire or Ice
by Cate Waidyatilleka Fire and Ice (Robert Frost) Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice.…
5 Short Videos for Teaching Students About What It Means to Be Transgender
by Marsha Rakestraw In a recent memo, the Trump administration has argued for US government agencies to adopt an “explicit…
14 Resources for Highlighting Heroes
by Marsha Rakestraw October is Anti-Bullying Month, and many schools around the country are putting special focus on bullying behaviors.…
IHE’s Inspiring Graduate and Ph.D. Faculty
While summer is sometimes thought of as a time to kick back and get some rest and relaxation, the faculty…
Bringing Humane Education into the Language Arts Classroom
Editor’s note: We asked teacher and humane educator Samantha Waldman to share a few tips for how she infuses humane…
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…
19 Lists of Children’s Picture Books for Your Humane Education Classroom
by Marsha Rakestraw Children’s books are a terrific tool for sharing positive values, teaching students (in age-appropriate ways) about global…
Words Can Hurt: Activities About the Power of Words
by Marsha Rakestraw Whoever created that whole “Sticks and stones … but words will never hurt me.” idiom didn’t know…