Kindness Is a Skill

Kindness is more than just “being nice” – it’s a skill. Like other skills, it can and should be taught, reinforced, and celebrated.

Kind schools are more effective at helping students succeed, both in school and in life. At schools where educators intentionally teach, foster, and celebrate kindness, students feel a greater sense of safety, support, and acceptance.

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Every School Can Teach Kindness

As with academic subjects, there’s no mystery to teaching, fostering, and celebrating kindness. For Teach Kindness, leading education organizations, distinguished teachers, and acclaimed researchers have teamed up to provide the most effective research-based tools and resources to help you improve your school climate and reduce behavior that leads to suspensions.