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Zoe Weil is the co-founder and present of the Institute for Humane Education(IHE). In addition to creating the M.Ed. and certificate programs for IHE and leading IHE’s Sowing Seeds and MOGO (Most Good) workshops, Zoe Weil is the author of The Power and Promise of Humane Education (2004) for educators, Above All, Be Kind: Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times (2003) for parents, and Most Good, Least Harm: A Simple Principle for a Better World and Meaningful Life (January 2009). She has also written books for young people, including Claude and Medea: The Hellburn Dogs (2007) about 12-year-old activists inspired by an eccentric substitute teacher who’s really a humane educator, and So, You Love Animals: An Action-Packed, Fun-Filled Book ...more

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“Reverence is an emotion that we can nurture in our very young children, respect is an attitude that we instill in our children as they become school-agers, and responsibility is an act that we inspire in our children as they grow through the middle years and become adolescents.”
Zoe Weil, Above All, Be Kind: Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times

“Someday, I hope that we will all be patriots of our planet and not just of our respective nations.”
Zoe Weil, Most Good, Least Harm: A Simple Principle for a Better World and Meaningful Life

“If the traditional Rs (reading, writing, and arithmetic) are the basics that we want our children to master academically, then reverence, respect, and responsibility are the three Rs that our children need to master for the sake of their souls and the health of the world.”
Zoe Weil, Above All, Be Kind: Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times

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