The Kindness Project
Last updated 2/24/2021 at 4:02pm
Our grandson attends kindergarten at a local public school where he and his classmate participate in a “kindness project.” Every morning before formal lessons begin, each student shares an example of an act of kindness they recently initiated. The teacher keeps a tally of these kind acts.
When I first learned about this kindness project, I wondered if lessons in kindness should be taught in public schools. Shouldn’t morality or ethics be taught in the home or in faith-based institutions? Then I remembered the book by Robert Fulghum, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kinde...