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What a Greater Good School Looks Like

What a Greater Good School Looks Like

Apr 9, 2018-- One school in India is helping to counter the impact of intense academic pressure, high parental expectations, and extreme social and economic barriers students often face, by implementing outlets for gratitude, mindfulness, self-compassion, and more. Seth M. R. Jaipuria School, led by Anjali Jaipuria features a Garden of Kindness, Let It Go Pond, Gratitude Tree, and other spaces in which pre-k through grade 12 students can tap into their own humanity and vulnerability, while inspiring others to do the same. The practices have had a tremendous impact on students and teachers, who quickly find themselves in a more accepting, forgiving environment where differences are celebrated and similarities are abundant. Based on Greater Good Science Center practices, the school has given students the gift of being "seen and valued for who they are by their teachers, their peers, and by their own selves." (9590 reads)

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