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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!

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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Free 2016 Desktop Calendars for Teachers

Get your monthly dose of cute animals, happy rescue stories, and humane-education tips!

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Learning Compassion From Martin Luther King Jr. (K–6)

Use Dr. King’s inspirational quotations about social justice to introduce students to civil rights and animal rights and ways they can take action.

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. (Grades 7–12)

Animal rights and human rights are inextricably linked. For this lesson, use Dr. King’s words to inspire your students to speak up for all beings.

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How PETA’s Been Working to End Dissection for Good

Will your school be the next to choose compassion?

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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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6 Easy Ways to Celebrate a Kind Holiday in Your Classroom

Get a head start on the winter holiday by bringing some animal-friendly cheer to your class!

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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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15 Disturbing Dissection Photos That Students Posted on Instagram

Dissection teaches the wrong lessons—and these photos really show it.

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What’s on Your 2015–2016 Humane Education Bucket List? FreeImages.com/elias minasi

What’s on Your 2015–2016 Humane Education Bucket List?

Every day, you have a brand-new chance to make a difference for animals. Choose your goals, and take our pledge to stay on track!

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