Brené Brown: The Power of Vulnerability
Videos/Movies
by Brené Brown TED, 2008 20:49 min Ask many people about vulnerability, and they’ll tell you it’s something scary to…
Learning to ORIENT Ourselves to Address Global Challenges
by Zoe Weil IHE President Zoe Weil wrote an essay that was published in Psychology Today. Here’s an excerpt from…
Just a Dream
Books
by Chris Van Allsburg Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990. 48 pgs All ages When Walter’s neighbor tells him how excited she…
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…
New Year’s Resolutions and Reminding Students of Their Worth
by Emily Zionts On our first day back to class after the winter holiday break, I did a little New…
6 Strategies to Help You Succeed in Creating a Better Life and a Better World
by Marsha Rakestraw One of the most frequently spoken words around the new year (besides “party” and “drinking,” perhaps) is…
#31DaysofMOGO Challenge: Take Positive Action for a Better World in 2019
by Institute for Humane Education Challenge yourself with #31DaysofMOGO. To provide you a daily dose of inspiration and motivation throughout…
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…
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…
Humane Education: Tasting a Life of Purpose, Empathy, and Peace
by Institute for Humane Education It’s nearly summer, and a new group of students is beginning one of our graduate programs…