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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!

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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6 Ways for Summer School Teachers to Make a Difference

With these tips, you can make the summer as life-changing for your students as the rest of the year.

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National Compassionate Classroom Report Cards

Did your district make the grade?

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How Littering Hurts Animals

No lesson on the proper disposal of waste and recycling would be complete without examining how our trash can hurt animals—and how to prevent harming them.

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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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Why Humane Education?

Teaching students empathy for animals is important. Here’s why.

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Humane Science Projects

Animals are not science projects, and there are better ways to learn about our world! Check out these humane project ideas that your students will love.

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Animal Rights and Women’s Rights (VIDEO)

Women have a played a crucial role in each major social justice movement—and they can continue to do so by fighting for the rights of animals.

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Help Free Chimpanzees Tootie, Louie, and Joe

No one deserves a life of isolation and deprivation. Your students can make 2016 a year of freedom for chimpanzees in captivity!

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