Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on wildlife conservation, habitat, and protection issues to help you learn and/or teach about this topic. Curated by the Institute for Human Education.Read more »
by Marsha Rakestraw In mid-January, two boys, ages 12 and 13, killed more than 500,000 bees and destroyed tens of thousands of dollars of property. Allegedly just for kicks. In December 2017, a young Muslim woman was attacked on a transit train in Vancouver, Canada. Most people watched; only one young man intervened. Incidences of…Read more »
by Marsha Rakestraw Recently I read two books, each featuring a female protagonist. One was by a black woman from Barbados, the book filled with characters of color living “normal” lives. The other by a white man who wrote about the tragic (and eventually redeemed) life of a young impoverished girl in Mozambique. Two different…Read more »
by Marsha Rakestraw In a recent memo, the Trump administration has argued for US government agencies to adopt an “explicit and uniform definition” of gender that would “define sex as either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals a person is born with.” As the New York Times reports, this proposed definition would…Read more »
What are our relationships with different kinds of animals, and why do those relationships exist? Lead students in an activity that explores why we treat different types of animals differently, and how we can learn to view them with different eyes.
Recommended grades: 5 and upTime: 60 minutesRead more »