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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!

Considering Doing a Chick-Hatching Project? Please Don’t.

For educational value, chick-hatching projects miss the mark. Here’s what to do if your school is planning one.

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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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How Your School Can Help Chained Dogs

TeachKind’s “Change for Chained Dogs” pack makes fundraising for animals easy!

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FREE Back-to-School Phone Backgrounds

Checking your phone just got WAY more inspiring.

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Humane Fieldtrips & Fundraisers

Find out which activities to avoid, what to do instead, and how to ensure that your school stays cruelty-free.

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6 Ways Your Class Can Help Homeless Animals

Learning how more than 6 million animals end up in shelters across the country every year can lead students to make lifesaving decisions.

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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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This Robotic Elephant Is Helping Students Say NO to Circuses

Thousands of elementary school students across the country have already heard Ellie the mechanical elephant’s empowering message!

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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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