Syria
Global Issues Guides
Find suggested resources about what’s happening in Syria to help you learn and/or teach about this topic.
Social Psychology & Cognitive Science
Global Issues Guides
Resources about why we make the choices we do, what influences us, and what humane educators and changemakers need to…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: The Critical Media Project
It’s no secret that young people in the U.S. spend an inordinate amount of time engaging with various kinds of…
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…
Resources for Teaching About Human Trafficking
On January 11, high school teacher Shelley Wright’s students each wore a barcode to school. Their goal? To “represent that…
Humane Educators’ Toolbox: Zinn Education Project
If you teach any form of U.S. history or social studies, run to your computer now, look up the Zinn…
Compassionate U: Toward a New Definition of Compassion
Today we have more information available to us than ever before. Knowledge that once took a very long time…
What’s Your Ecological Footprint?
By now you’ve probably come across any number of footprint calculators and quizzes, from water to carbon to your foodprint.…
WebSpotlight: Brighter Green: A Wonderful Resource for Educators & Activists
Check out Brighter Green. Brighter Green is “a non-profit action tank that works to transform public policy and dialogue on…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Products of Slavery
It’s bad enough learning that the products you’ve purchased have probably been produced in sweatshops. But, a large number of…
Enhance Your Students’ Critical Thinking (& Your Own) With ProCon.org
Many educators are seeking strategies for helping their students think more deeply, critically and broadly about the challenging issues of…