By Bob Schwalb Prior to my career in humane education, my advocacy work was mostly centered around animals. I cared about human rights and environmental preservation, but animal issues resonated with me more. So that’s where I devoted most of my time and resources. However, it became clear to me

Opinion or persuasive writing can be an excellent opportunity to teach about activism and real-world social justice issues in the classroom. This blog will provide you with ideas for how to modify your opinion-writing unit to include a social justice component, while meeting academic standards. Have Students Write About a

By Kristina Hulvershorn Most children love art. For many, it’s an opportunity to let loose and express an emotional world that they are still learning to articulate. I have been continually reminded, as a humane educator, how seamlessly art can be paired with humane education topics. Often, upon learning about