MY HERO is a non-profit organization. Our award-winning educational website is used by millions of teachers and students worldwide. Explore MY HERO's rich media library. Discover lesson plans filled with rich multimedia resources to enrich learning for a wide range of subjects and age groups in the MY HERO Teachers Room. Students use MY HERO's digital storytelling tools to share their hero stories, art, short films, and music with the world.
LGBT Pride Month Lesson Plan
LGBT Pride Month Lesson Plan
Curated Multimedia Content and Lesson Plans
Explore media resources, activities and thematic lesson plans to use in your school, home and community arts center throughout the year. Content is connected to United Nations and sustainable development goals.
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Using MY HERO in the Classroom

By registering as a teacher on MY HERO, you will be given special tools to organize your students’ work, as well as thematic content, on MY HERO. You can connect with teachers around the world taking part in the project by placing yourself on the community map.

Students are invited to become reporters, sharing their hero stories, using our online tools. Students are able to add to their digital portfolios of inspiration year after year.

Teachers of Language Arts, social studies, environmental ed, ESL, visual arts, and media use MY HERO in their classroom. Downloadable flyers and tutorials help you use MY HERO's online digital storytelling tools.

Resources to help your students make inspiring short films.

This MY HERO-iEARN partnership brings together classes from around the globe.

A quick way to honor a hero - post a photo and short tribute.


If you are interested in mentoring or have questions about using the MY HERO resources, email: [email protected]

Explore our Rich Media Library

365 DAYS OF HEROES The MY HERO calendar notes hero birthdays, UN International Days and other special events bringing together curated multimedia content from our archive.

Our online archive hosts over 60,000 Hero essays local and global heroes. Students share their vision of heroism here.


Our online gallery features over 3,500 works of art to get thinking about what makes a hero. Student artists share their projects here.

Our online screening room hosts over 3,000 short films made by professionals and students from around the world.

Listen to music, stories, spoken word and poetry celebrating heroes from around the world. Stories with audio links for ESL students and emerging readers allow students to listen and read along.

Explore current events with an emphasis on heroism, selections from AP, Christian Science Monitor and MY HERO.

A virtual collection of thousands of books about heroes whose stories have been featured on the MY HERO website.

"How Should We Choose Our Heroes?" This topic is a great starting point for exploring the theme of heroism.

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