MY HERO is an interactive, online archive celebrating the best of humanity, one story at a time.
Women
Josefina Lopez
Claudia Herrera Hudson
Writers
Madeleine L'Engle
Karen Pritzker
Philosophers
Lao Tzu
Sommers
Scientists
Richard P. Feynman
Torrey Levin-Russell
Peacemakers
Mohamed Sidibay
Mohamed Sidibay
Earthkeepers
Wangari Maathai
Tanner from Austin


Explore MY HERO's rich multimedia library of stories, art, music and films submitted by our global community.
Explorers
Dan Eldon
Family
Azim Khamisa
Earthkeepers
Nan Hauser
Teachers
Erin Gruwell
Student
Gabrielle Gorman


We invite you to upload your own multimedia content that celebrates heroes - and share them with the world!
Painting
Oprah Winfrey
Devin
Painting
Mahatma Gandhi
Ben Heine
Painting
Eleanor Roosevelt
Marilyn Huerta
Painting
Claudette Colvin
Robert Shetterly
Painting
Dolores Huerta
Marilyn Huerta


Get involved by using our event calendar in your classroom, signing our guestbook and exploring our library.
Poetry
Rudyard Kipling
Credit: Wikipedia
Music
Jane Goodall
Credit: Jane Goodall Foundation
Music
Charlie Parker
Credit: wikipedia
Stories
Abraham Lincoln
Credit: whitehouse.gov
Aids
Florence Ngobeni
Credit: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation


Saturday

Christa McAuliffe

September 2
Credit: -aerospaceguide.net
Teacher and astronaut Christa McAuliffe born 1948
Wednesday

Jane Addams

September 6
Credit: wiki
Social reformer and pacifist Jane Addams born 1860
Saturday

Leo Tolstoy

September 9
Credit: (photographed at Yasnaya Polyana by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky; the first colour photograph taken in Russia) wiki
Novelist Leo Tolstoy born 1828
Tuesday

Irene Curie

September 12
Credit: wiki
French chemist Irene Curie born 1917
Thursday

Margaret Sanger

September 14
Credit: <a href=parentseyes.arizona.edu/d
Womens Rights/Birth Control advocate Margaret Sanger born 1883
Friday

The International Day of Democracy

September 15
Credit: UN Photo/Martine Perret
Goal of democracy as a right globally
Monday

Dan Eldon

September 18
Credit: -espectadore.net/wp-content/dan-eldon-2.jpg
Photojournalist and activist Dan Eldon born 1970.
Saturday

John Coltrane

September 23
Credit: wiki
Jazz musician John Coltrane born 1926
Sunday

Jim Henson

September 24
Credit:
Muppet creator Jim Henson born 1936
Tuesday

T. S. Eliot

September 26
Credit: wiki
Poet and playwright T. S. Eliot born 1888
Wednesday

Samuel Adams

September 27
Credit: wiki
Patriot and statesman Samuel Adams born 1722
Friday

Italian scientist Enrico Fermi

September 29
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Italian scientist Enrico Fermi born 1091
HERO GUESTBOOK

Julia writes: My hero is Anne Frank. Anne Frank was an ordinary teenage girl, but she has touched the hearts of so many through her inspiring words. Living as a Jewish child during the Holocaust was hard, but Anne found a way to express her feelings in a way that no bestselling author can copy. Her diary was just a simple birthday gift, but now it is in many languages and found in almost every middle school and high school across the globe. Her brave soul and fearless mind makes Anne Frank a hero for many.

Artwork from the MY HERO GALLERY, courtesy of Anna Sponer

THE LIBRARY

Moonshots in Education explores digital and online learning in the classroom and what it takes to make a "moonshot." It gives several models and examples of schools that are already implementing digital learning and what the success rate has been. It also provides philosophical discussion a variety of educational philosophies and how each one empowers students and teachers. The book also provides tools to support teachers in most subject areas. The forward by James Franco explores how this type of blended real world learning has made a significant positive impact in his life.