9 Ways To Introduce Students To Kindness
Posted by Melissa Stephens on Apr 14, 2016
A friend sent me this article today: 9 Ways to Introduce Students to Random Acts of Kindness (And you'll notice the Smile Card photo! Woot, woot!).
Many great ideas and apps to hold space for kindness in schools... and their feature photo had me smiling wide! :) Here's an excerpt:
"Research consistently shows that volunteering and helping others not only encourages civic responsibility among students, but also helps them develop social skills, strengthen their communities, and learn about their interests and talents and how they can be applied in the real world. There’s also a new emphasis on “soft skills,” like respect, responsibility, perseverance, compassion and kindness that some experts say are more important to a child’s future success than hard skills like reading, math and science."