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  • elanaleoni

    Glad you all liked the article. I do think kindness can be taught -- although it can be harder to teach individuals that have never been taught it before. I actually started compiling a Pinterest board that compiles all sorts of useful resources around kindness: Thanks again!

    • Lindsey Smith

      So cool! I just followed the board and I am already repinning. Thank you for the awesome inspiration!!!

      • elanaleoni

        Yay! So glad it's helping. It's amazing to see all of the resources out there.

  • Lindsey Smith

    Thanks for sharing! I love that the conclusion of the online debate was that kindness can be taught. I originally thought kindness was an innate quality, but it is great to hear that it can be acquired. I also think facial expressions are key signs to read anyone's day/mood. My only question is, how do people (not teachers) teach kindness?

  • Hannah Wasserman

    Teaching kindness is really interesting. I can't recall specific lessons on kindness in school, but I always felt that learning more about other people's plights helped me be more empathetic. I think especially in more homogenous schools teaching about other people and other cultures-- whether locally or globally-- is extremely important and will lead to more kindness. Do you agree with the blogger?