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Thursday, February 20 • 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Benefits of Humane Education for Div 3 and 4

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Character education with a wagging tale – that’s how you can describe humane education. Humane education is an approach to teaching that inspires kindness to animals, people and the environment – every living thing. Humane education incorporates students’ relationships with other species and the earth we share, thus providing a unique point of reference for reflection on one’s place in the world.The idea that encouraging kindness to animals will result in more kindness to people has been the underlying philosophy of the humane education movement for close to 150 years. It has long been recognized by SPCAs and Humane Societies across the continent, many of which originally had the mandate of protecting both animals and children.Any teacher can easily practice humane education. By using animal welfare examples, stories and lessons within the existing curriculum you can add an extra dimension to your teaching.

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Karen Fahrlander

After recently retiring from teaching for 36 years, I have embarked upon a journey to share information with teachers regarding humane education. I have gathered lessons and materials from Alberta SPCA, BC SPCA, PETA and other agencies in Canada and the USA. Teachers can enter their... Read More →


Thursday February 20, 2020 2:15pm - 3:30pm
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