Posts Tagged ‘Kindness Matters’

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November 13, 2017 is World Kindness Day which is a great time to emphasize the importance of humanity towards each other. At the same time, it’s a bit sad that we have to remind people to simply be nice to one another. In my book, Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate we recognize […]

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By Barbara Gruener We’ve all undoubtedly read or heard about the importance of our carbon footprints and digital footprints, but I would submit that equally if not more important is our kindness footprint. As a veteran educator finishing up and reflecting upon my thirty-second school year, I can’t help but wonder, “Do my students know […]

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By Galit Breen When I wrote Kindness Wins, a guide for teaching our kids how to be kind online, the (truly) only backlash I heard was that kids who bully come from parents who bully, so teaching kindness won’t help. I disagree. Here’s why. The theory that bullies raise bullies is one we’ve all heard […]

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Kindness matters!  It’s time to implement compassion and kindness into our homes and classrooms and make it a priority. Guest post from Joey Katona Over the last few years, we have learned from the Ashoka Changemaker Schools Network and a research project with the Harvard Graduate School of Education that there is a need for […]

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Recently my Huffington Post articles shared a phenomenal campaign that is spreading through California schools and hopefully will make it across the country. #iCANHELP Delete Negativity on Social Media was created after someone maliciously decided to build a fake Facebook page on a teacher as a joke. The concept to delete negativity online isn’t new, […]