Kindness Tags to Celebrate and Inspire Your Students’ Compassion!

Kindness recognition tags from TeachKind are a fantastic tool to reinforce your classroom’s culture of compassion by celebrating and inspiring kindness to all.

Using Empowering Affirmations to Cultivate Empathy in Your Students

Help students cultivate empathy and kindness toward themselves and others with these fun, empowering affirmation activities from TeachKind!

After Video Surfaces of Teen Attacking a Calf, TeachKind Offers Free Empathy Lessons
After Philly Kids Attack Dog With Bleach, TeachKind Offers Free Empathy Lessons
Video: How Bigotry Begins

“How Bigotry Begins” encourages students to examine the intersections of all forms of prejudice against humans and other animals.

What Are Mirror Neurons? These Brain Cells Can Help Your Students Learn Empathy

With the power of mirror neurons in mind, encourage your students to have empathy for other people and animals.

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Debate Kit: Is Speciesism Unethical?

All animals deserve rights and equal consideration, and speciesism is an unjustifiable bias. Have students use this kit to explore the reasons why.

Humane Education Lessons for Building Character

With a little creativity, you can teach any positive character trait through humane education.

Professional Development: TeachKind’s Teacher Training Workshop

Got questions about humane education? TeachKind has answers. Our experienced staff will deliver a free workshop to you and your colleagues about teaching kindness to animals.

How to Incorporate Animal Rights Into Your Elective Classes

In some schools, elective course subjects extend beyond the standard art or foreign language classes. More and more schools are incorporating a wider range of electives or bonus classes to help diversify student skills and knowledge. Some schools refer to these as “exploratory classes,” and the subject matter often diverges from the typical K–12 academic … Read more »

Epidemic: Kids Hurting Animals
Top 6 Lesson Plans for National Bullying Prevention Month

As mental-health and law-enforcement experts well know, people who demonstrate a blatant lack of empathy by committing violent acts toward animals often go on to harm humans as well.

Nurturing the Whole Student, Starting With Compassion for Animals

Check out these great ways to incorporate compassion for animals into your guidance counseling practices.

Suspected High School Shooter Has Reported History of Animal Abuse

Childhood violence often goes unexamined—until it’s directed at humans.

Humane Education=Character Education

Character education can help animals, too.

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