Inspiring a culture of kindness in schools, homes and communities
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It is more than telling them ‘don't bully’ or ‘follow the golden rule.’ RAK leaves a more significant impression on the kids and they have fun!Colorado School Teacher
I think kindness is really important because when I am mean to people it doesn't make me feel so great, makes me feel better when I am kind.Student
I think it is starting to permeate the whole school—adults and children, and it has brought us together as a staff.Colorado School Teacher
Students have an awareness of kindness being global, not just in the classroom, but at home too.Colorado Teacher
For any educational context, from preschool and elementary through the teen years, in schools large and small as well as home-school, we provide resources to supplement, complement, and support positive behavior goals. You'll find excellent resources like our free lesson plans, kindness project ideas, downloadable calendars and graphics, and more.
We provide engaging, accessible, high-quality (and FREE) resources to support schools, homes, individuals and communities in taking action to develop a culture of kindness.
Engaging Lesson activities capitalize on how students learn most effectively, incorporate videos/games/songs, and support both students’ and teachers’ social emotional learning.
Accessible All students should have equal access to learning. Lesson activities are developmentally-appropriate, offered in English and Spanish, and respond to classroom needs—including students with mental health and special education needs.
High-Quality Designed with intention. All lessons are evidence-based, integrated with academic subjects, and aligned with national education standards including: Common Core, 21st Century Skills, and CASEL’s social and emotional learning core competencies.
Looking for fun kindness-based activities for your classroom? We've compiled dozens of great ideas to engage your students, start conversations, spur random acts of kindness, and build an overall community of kindness at your school. Visit our kindness project ideas page for details.
If you really like doing random acts of kindness and don't already have a club in your school, perhaps you should start a RAK Club. Visit our Kindness Clubs page for helpful tips on getting started. Once you get going, we'll list your club on our website.
Is there science behind kindness? There is evidence that being kind can make a real difference to the well-being and health of individuals who both practice and receive it. Find the latest kindness research here.