Welcome to TeachKind, PETA’s humane education division! We are former classroom teachers, here to help schools, educators, and parents promote compassion for animals through free lessons, virtual classroom presentations, materials, advice, online resources, and more. Check out TeachKind’s resources and start building empathy for all right now!

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TeachKind Celebrates 20th Anniversary by Giving Teachers 4 Chances to Win Free Vegan Food

Enter for your chance to win vegan food in honor of TeachKind’s 20th anniversary!

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TeachKind Makes It Easy to Teach Empathy in the Classroom

TeachKind offers many free resources to help teachers instill kindness in their students—here’s how your class can take advantage of them.

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Challenging Assumptions: A Social Justice Curriculum

Challenging Assumptions helps teachers educate students about social justice issues in a way that is engaging and inspires them to effect meaningful change in their own communities.

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Make Dissection Digital!

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This Is the Future of Frog Dissection

This new state-of-the-art technology will help spare millions of frogs worldwide, improve student learning, and eliminate exposure to toxic chemicals!

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Start an Animal Rights Club at School

Have students who are interested in animal rights? Start an animal rights club!

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What Winter Is Like When You’re a ‘Backyard Dog’

Teach students how hard life can be for chained dogs—and show them how they can make a difference for dogs everywhere.

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Epidemic: Kids Hurting Animals

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind