Are you looking for some fun activities this Valentine’s that will also encourage your students to think critically about their choices? Below are five activity suggestions for bringing humane education to your classroom this Valentine’s Day. 1) Finding the Perfect Valentine’s Day Card Today, holiday cards can be made with

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By Claire Howe Comprehensive humane education, by its very name, covers an expansive number of topics, everything from oceanic plastic pollution to oppressive child labor. While an issue may seem isolated, humane education invites students to think critically about that problem and better understand how it affects people, animals, and

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By Chris Parrucci When one thinks of summer, images of beaches, backyards and relaxing vacations come to mind. For HEART campers around NYC, their summers were filled with just as much fun as they spent their sunny days learning about and helping people, animals and the environment. In early July

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HEART’s Caring Kids: Animal Ambassadors program at Animal Haven had a very special guest come and visit. Tod Emko, founder of Darwin Animal Doctors (DAD), talked to the kids about the Galapagos Islands, endangered species, and his organization’s work to bring veterinary care to the local cats and dogs.  

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A number of years ago images taken by photographer Chris Jordan showing the plight of the albatross went viral online. Inspired by those heartbreaking photographs of the massive birds filled with plastic, HEART instructors Kim Korona and Chris Parrucci came up with a powerful lesson to teach kids about the