Psychologist David Coleman caused controversy when he said on air that children should hit back in the playground. Here, he explains his logic What would
“I Am” – A 10-Year Old Boy’s Poem About Aspergers
“My 10-year-old son with Asperger’s was asked to write a poem for school titled ‘I Am’. He was given the first 2 words in every
To Those Who Have Touched My Twenty-One Years of Life But Are No Longer A Part Of It – By Brianna Woodward
I hope all is well with you. It’s been a while. It could be a month or two. Or maybe over a decade. Either way,
I Knew a Kid in Highschool That Never Spoke.
I was kinda a loner myself but it’s easy when it’s by choice. He sat alone at lunch , and I didn’t have anyone to
The Man Who Carried Me
When I was 9, my parents had just gotten divorced. My mom moved my brother and I from Baltimore to Boston. As a newly divorced
An Apple a Day…
“We do this for children on their way to school.” – Rita Obrien in Binghamton, New York. Food is Free Project.
“My Dad Teaches Kindergarten, His Students Came up With Some Guidelines for Healthy Living.”
These clever little people offered some simple, solid advice here. Less Head-Banging! Milk! Dream! Make peace! Kids really are smarter than adults sometimes. Bless them!
He’s Not Heavy, He’s My FRIEND. Chinese Student Carries a Classmate to Lessons for 3-Years
Every day for the last 3 years, Xie Xu, 18, has been carrying his disabled classmate to school on his back. His friend suffers from
School Pupils Help Their Teacher with Her Traumatic Memory of Being Bullied as a Child
My mother was an English teacher for several years. One day in one of her classes she began a discussion on bullying. This was actually
What I Should Have Said…To The Mother Who Believed Her Daughter When She Told Her I Kicked Her Backpack Across The Room
Bio: My name is Mary Tarantini and I am a high school English and special education teacher. I’ve written fiction for many years and have
Inspirational School Principal Cautions Her Pupils That Each Time Somebody Fails out of School, a New Jail Cell Gets Built
Vidal Chastanet was asked by a New York-based photographer to name who has most influenced his life. His answer: ‘My principal, Ms Lopez.’ Why? Because
Bullying Victim is Now Opening Doors and Hearts
Opening a door is more than a physical act. It’s about putting yourself out there, getting to know people, making them feel comfortable, and making
The Bringer of Waffles
‘JerrryyL wrote: “This hero came in our programming class and blessed us with waffles, which he cooked at his desk.” Team Kindness Blog feel that
Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying
Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying by Lisa Currie of Ripple Kindness Phrases like “random acts of kindness” and “pay it
After Being Bullied, One Girl Left Hundreds Of Post-It Notes Around Her School.
When Canadian teenager Caitlin Prater-Haacke was the victim of bullying, she didn’t get mad. She didn’t even want to get even. Instead, she got positive.
8-Year Old Rylee’s Poem For Her Family
‘dentiteoz’ wrote: “My 8 year old was asked to write a poem at school. Spelling and punctuation aside, I’m pretty “surtin” she gets life.” Absolutely.
Teacher Sends Hungry First Graders Home With Backpacks Full Of Food
Marvin Callahan, a first grade teacher at public school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has started a program to send backpacks full of food home with
The Note Albert Camus Sent to his Teacher Shortly After Receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Teachers are so very important for all of our futures. Look how one teacher’s kindness and example made such a difference for a young man
The Most Adorable Children’s Argument – ‘You Poked My Heart’
We are delighted to share this cute video with you. Watch two little children debating the whole ‘rain vs. sprinkling’ argument. The “YOU’RE NOT REAL.
‘They don’t know you like we do’: Australian Principal’s Inspiring Letter to His Students
A Western Australia primary school teacher, Len Christie, has written a letter to his students about a controversial schooling test. The NAPLAN (National Assessment Program-Literacy and
22 Year Old Proves…You Don’t Have To Wait And Be Old To Make A Difference
A story about Evan Mula, a 22-year-old from Boston who raised $10,000 with his friends to build a school house in Kenya through Change Heroes
Acts of Kindness do NOT Need to be Crazy, Big or Original
Acts of Kindness do NOT Need to be Crazy, Big or Original by Catherine Martin I always make a party for my daughter’s birthday. This
The Memories From One act of Kindness can Last a Lifetime
The Memories From One act of Kindness can Last a Lifetime by Douglas Evans Over 30 years have passed, since this particular act of Kindness
Special Request to Kids – PLEASE Step Up
Bullying and isolation in our schools is not acceptable. Please share this important message far and wide. Thank you.
A Letter from a School to its Pupils.
We adore how this school appreciates that education is not just about memorizing facts and the grades that its pupils achieve. What a lovely, positive