On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Teach About Native Americans’ Push to Rescue Lolita

Elders from a Native American Nation in Washington are trying everything to rescue orca Lolita. Here are their efforts to bring her home.


5 Reasons Why Your School Should Steer Clear of ‘Adopt a Cow’ Programs

Don’t be fooled by misleading “adopt a cow” programs.

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Don’t Be Fooled by These ‘Humane Education’ Frauds

Humane education teaches students to value the lives of ALL animals—not just those commonly deemed worthy by society. But these frauds mislead teachers and their students.

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Free Training: New Social Justice Curriculum for Secondary Educators

Looking to teach about social justice issues but not sure where to start? Join us for a free training session!

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Don’t Cancel Science! Dissect Digitally Instead

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Are school closings affecting your science classes? Check out these top digital dissection programs for effective off-site teaching!

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What Every Kind Teacher Needs in the Classroom

How kind is your classroom? Check out the essentials that every teacher needs.

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TeachKind’s Guide to Addressing Problems in Some Popular Children’s Books

Let’s be real—the world isn’t yet the vegan utopia that we strive for, and the literature we teach our students often reflects that less-than-ideal state. While there are a number of humane children’s books with messages of compassion, empathy, and inclusion, many classic tales as well as modern texts are rife with questionable language and… Read more »

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Teach Students How to Be a Hero for Insects in the Classroom

Model for students what to do when insects or spiders find their way indoors.

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31 Animal-Friendly Movies Teachers Can Stream Right Now—at Home or in the Classroom

Streaming movies is fun, but it’s even better if they inspire you—and your students—to take action for animals.

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Make Dissection Digital!

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Virtual Field Trips: The Future Is Here

No more sending home permission slips or collecting ticket money—observe and learn about wild animals in their natural habitats, without leaving the classroom!

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Littering: Teach Students About Its Dangers to Animals

Teach students about the damaging effects that littering can have on our environment and those who inhabit it.

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Here’s Why That Viral Kindergarten Chick-Hatching Video Is Actually Dark and Sad

Ever wonder where these chicks go after their stint in kindergarten jail?

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Ditch Cruel Butterfly Kits for Humane Life-Cycle Lessons

Teach your students about insects and other animals humanely.

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Epidemic: Kids Hurting Animals

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