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10 Shareable Facts About Kindness, Empathy, and Social and Emotional Learning

Just in Time for World Kindness Day 2018

Teachers and parents care about kindness, and they’re worried children aren’t getting enough of it.

Teachers want more time to spend fostering social and emotional learning skills.

There is room to grow in teaching children to value caring for others.

Being kind makes you happy.

Kindness promotes peer acceptance and well-being.

Kindness can make you healthier.

Social and emotional instruction can support academic learning.

Developing prosocial skills in kindergarten, including kindness, can lead to healthier communities later on.

Kindness may be contagious.

There are many programs that can help you bring kindness to your classroom.

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