Helping Families Navigate Plant-Based Eating: an Interview with Robin Coarts
Robin Coarts, founder of Plant-Based with Robin, earned her M. Ed. in Humane Education with IHE in 2019 and has…
Resources for Helping Young People Cope With Traumatic Events
by Marsha Rakestraw Note: Last updated 12/4/17 In the past couple months there have been overwhelming natural disasters in Puerto…
Nurturing Love for the Natural World: One Mother’s/Teacher’s Experience
by Joanna MacDonald My son and I have the opportunity to spend more time together in the summer. Because I…
Helping Students Make Beautiful Music With Their Lives
by Mary Pat Champeau “Children learn to smile from their parents.” ~ Shinichi Suzuki I learned so much about parenting…
Newtown
Videos/Movies
by Kim Snyder Independent Lens, 2016. 82 mins Grades 8 and up “How do you grieve for 26 people all…
Oceans and Ocean Preservation
Global Issues Guides
Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on oceans and ocean preservation issues to help…
Connecting Kids (and Adults) With Nature
Global Issues Guides
Find books, articles, videos, studies, lesson plans and other resources to help teachers and parents (re)connect children and adults with…
What Messages Are We Modeling?
by Marsha Rakestraw A 2015 Gallup poll shows that a third of Americans “want animals to have the same rights…
Use “Unfairy Tales” to Share the Stories of Syrian Child Refugees
by Marsha Rakestraw Syria’s children are suffering. More than eight million children have been affected by the conflict in Syria…
Why We Need to “Degender” Children’s Toys (video)
by Marsha Rakestraw “Toys are far more gendered today than at any point over the 20th century.” In her TEDx…
Why We Need Humane Education: Children Form Opinions About Nonhuman Animals Early
by Marsha Rakestraw We’re continuing to learn more about young children and how quickly they make connections and form judgments.…
Teaching Children Philosophy
Websites
Tom Wartenberg has created a wiki of book modules for teaching philosophy concepts to elementary school students. Browse by book…