Kindness contributes to a positive classroom culture
Edutopia (March 2021)
By Michele Coulombe
Full Article: https://www.edutopia.org/article/culture-kindness-early-childhood-classrooms
Being purposeful about teaching kindness contributes to a positive classroom culture. When you focus on kindness, you send the message of its value in your classroom community. Modeling and encouraging kind behavior and reflecting on its presence in your classroom can create an environment of care. Prioritizing kindness helps children see the impact of the words they use and actions they take on the dynamics of the classroom. This article spotlights several strategies you can use to spread kindness in your classroom.