Child Marriage

Child Marriage

Find resources (videos, lesson plans, articles, books, and more) to help you learn and/or teach about issues related to child marriage. Curated by the Institute for Humane Education.

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12 Children’s Picture Books About Families With Gay Parents

by Marsha Rakestraw In November 2017 California announced that it is adopting “LGBT-inclusive” history textbooks for grades K-8. It is the first state in the US to do so. Some schools may try to ban or discourage talk about homosexuality or about families with gay parents, but the fact is that there are a growing…

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8 Resources for Teaching About Unconscious Bias

by Marsha Rakestraw We all have biases. We’ve heard many times that those biases are an evolutionary adaptation that helped us survive, but even after these thousands of years, we haven’t yet learned to recognize and overcome many of our unconscious (and conscious) biases related to race, gender, disability, age, geography, and even species. Research…

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21 Children’s Picture Books for Exploring Eco-Friendly Actions

by Marsha Rakestraw Earth Day may be every day, but our relationship to the natural world often gets a little extra attention in April. Children are hungry to connect with their world and learn what they can do to make a positive difference. Check out these 21 children’s books that help inspire a desire to…

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Water Issues

Water Issues

Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on water issues to help you learn and/or teach about this topic.

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War and Peace Issues

War and Peace Issues

Find articles, books, lesson plans, videos, and other resources exploring issues of war and peace building to help you teach and/or learn more about these global ethical issues.

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