Archive for month: May, 2017

7 tips for teachers on how to create a safe school environment

All children deserve to learn in a safe, supportive educational environment. One education organization working toward this goal is GLSEN, which aims “to create safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.” Below, [...]

Erase meanness at your school

How do you teach kids to stand up against bullying behavior? One TED-Ed Innovative Educator wants to show you how. In 2012, middle school teacher Eric Johnson grew concerned about a lack of kindness between students. To address the issue, he created [...]

6 effective ways to stop bullying and teach kindness to kids

How do you teach kindness, acceptance and empathy to kids? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators to share their favorite ways to promote inclusive and positive social interaction in the classroom. Below, 6 effective ways to stop bullying and teach kindness to [...]

Listening, kindness, and individuality: The advice one student with Asperger’s has for us all

Alix Generous, one of the youngest speakers at the TEDWomen 2015 conference, is an undergraduate student with Asperger’s syndrome. She is also a biology researcher, United Nations presenter  — and co-owner of the startup AutismSees, which offers technology tools designed to [...]