Resources for Teaching About Hunger, Famine, and Food Insecurity
by Marsha Rakestraw Most of us have said “I’m starving!” when we were hungry – especially as kids. Right now,…
Global Opportunity Explorer
Websites
Global Opportunity Explorer is “the world’s largest platform of sustainable solutions” and “guides you through hundreds of sustainable solutions and…
Self-Care for Changemakers
Global Issues Guides
Find resources to help humane educators and changemakers maintain health and balance and practice self-care and -compassion. Save Save
What’s New Wednesday 1-11-17: News & Resources for Educators & Changemakers
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
What’s the Price of Our Obsession With Beauty Products? (lesson plan)
Our obsession with looks and beauty — especially among women — is at an all-time high. We search endlessly for…
Transforming Our Food System: An Interview With Bruce Friedrich of The Good Food Institute
by Zoe Weil One of the core principles of humane education is focusing on transforming our systems so that they’re…
The True Price of Nail Polish
by Marsha Rakestraw Like many girls, when I was younger I used nail polish (even though I preferred sports and…
Water: IHE’s New Global Issues Guide
by Marsha Rakestraw Many of us take for granted washing our hands, using flush toilets, getting a drink of clean…
I Am a Humane Educator: Tracey Katof
Tracey Katof, IHE M.A. student, is passionate about becoming a leader who inspires change for a more peaceful global community.…
My Mom Eats Tofu
Books
by Robyn Ringgold Solar Publishing, 2012 Grades K-2 Summer and her mom are vegans, and Summer is worried that her friend…
Basic Necessities: A Woman’s Right
Activities/Lesson Plans
Students will gain empathy and understanding about women’s issues around the world, specifically related to health, hygiene, and education, and…
Dive!
Videos/Movies
Food waste is a significant problem. Depending on which reports we consult, worldwide we humans waste between 30-50% of our…