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Lisa Currie

Ripple Kindness Project - an on-going social and emotional learning curriculum for elementary schools

I'm the founder of Ripple Kindness Project, a community kindness project and outreach program assisting needy families in schools.

I'm also the author of a social and emotional school curriculum to improve student and teacher wellbeing and reduce anti-social and bullying behaviour.

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  • Bullying Prevention

    Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

    Phrases like "random acts of kindness" and "pay it forward" have become popular terms in modern society. It seems there are good reasons why we can't get enough of those addictive, feel-good emotions, as scientific studies prove there are many physical, emotional, and mental health benefits associated with kindness. As minds and bodies grow, it’s abundantly clear that children require a healthy dose of the warm-and-fuzzies to thrive as healthy, happy, well-rounded individuals.