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Welcome to TeachKind, PETA’s humane-education division! We’re here to help schools and educators promote kindness and compassion for animals through free lesson plans, classroom presentations, materials, advice, online resources, and more. Teaching kids to have empathy for all beings is a big step toward building a better, more compassionate world. Check out TeachKind’s resources and start teaching animal rights now!

What Every Teacher Should Know About ‘No-Kill’ Policies

Get the facts on what “no-kill” really means for animals.

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Progress: Most U.S. Students Can Opt Out of Dissection!

“American Biology Teacher”—an award-winning, peer-reviewed science-education journal—publishes PETA’s dissection data.

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12 Cruelty-Free Teacher Hacks You’ll Love

These money-saving tips and tricks using everyday products will make every compassionate teacher’s life easier.

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Teach Compassion With TeachKind’s ‘Share the World’

Share the World is perfect for teaching elementary school students the Golden Rule and the importance of compassion and empathy. Order a kit for free!

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Top 7 Ways to Decorate Your Classroom

Share your love for animals and make your classroom look awesome by incorporating some of TeachKind’s fun classroom decorating tips!

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FREE Back-to-School Phone Backgrounds

Checking your phone just got WAY more inspiring.

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16 Times Schools and Students Spoke Up for Orcas

Will your school be the next to take a stand against keeping orcas in captivity?

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Cruelty-Free Classroom Cleaning Products

Make sure that the products you use in your classroom aren’t tested on animals.

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Live Hermit Crabs’ Shells Crushed, Hundreds Dead at Pet Trade Supplier

Here’s yet another reason why hermit crabs should never be used as classroom “pets.”

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Meet the Winners of TeachKind’s 2016 Teacher Appreciation Contest!

These teachers are going above and beyond for animals. Check them out and let them inspire YOU to do the same!

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