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Meet TeachKind’s 2022 Teachers of the Year (Yes, There Are Two This Year!)

Get ready to be inspired by TeachKind’s 2022 Teachers of the Year!

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Win Big! Are You TeachKind’s 2022 Teacher of the Year?

Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Month by nominating a kind teacher.

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Teacher Spotlight: Meet Dr. Julie O’Connor

The Teacher Spotlight highlights the work of various humane educators, giving them a chance to share their stories and tips and inspire other compassionate teachers like you to take action for animals through education. Meet Dr. Julie O’Connor, an activist, a researcher, and an instructional supervisor and teacher with over 20 years’ experience in both… Read more »

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Meet Becky Cummings, Homeschooler and Children’s Book Author

Get to know children’s book author Becky Cummings, and draw inspiration from her experiences.

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Make Dissection Digital!

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Meet the Winners of TeachKind’s 2021 Teacher Appreciation Contest

Get ready to be inspired by our Teacher of the Year and runners-up.

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Spotlight: Meet Author and Vegan Activist Stewart Mitchell

The children’s book author and activist known as Vigilante Vegan talks to TeachKind about his inspiring work.

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Here’s How ‘I Am Greta’ Is a Call to Save Our Planet AND Animals

Greta Thunberg—climate activist, devoted vegan, and agitator to science deniers everywhere—is now the star of her own riveting documentary.

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Teacher Inspiration: Meet the Teacher Appreciation Contest’s Stellar Standouts

Meet three inspiring educators whose actions over the past school year highlight ways educators can make a difference for students and animals.

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Epidemic: Kids Hurting Animals

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“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

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