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An October Tour of the Choose To Be Nice Schools

Our schools were busy in October launching their Choose To Be Nice Programs and setting up the activities that will teach students about making the choices that will create a lasting culture of[...]

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Nice Notes from the Nice Nook

There are so many great things happening with Choose To Be Nice that I can hardly contain myself. I get so excited when I see what our schools are doing, hear from someone about how a Daily Nice[...]

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High School Choose To Be Nice Club Makes Everyone Feel Welcome

Imagine what it’s like to be a student in a big high school with no one to talk to. It can be lonely and discouraging. Thankfully, I work with a wonderful group of students who care and want to make[...]

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Creating Kindness Buckets to Teach Children About Choose To Be Nice

Some people look at a bucket and see something that can carry things. I look at a bucket and see an opportunity for kindness. Even a small bucket can carry a whole lot of happiness with just a little[...]

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Choose To Be Nice Week Brings out the Best Ideas

We had so much fun watching all the wonderful ways people celebrated the first Annual Choose To Be Nice Week. It was an action-packed week of rallies, special events and messages of motivation and[...]

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Choosing to be Nice: 5 Ways Books Build Empathy in Children

What's your perspective on nice? We want to share. This is your column to offer your views. We welcome contributions. Our guest post this week is from Stefanie Paige Wieder, M.S.Ed, Senior Director[...]

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How to Make Friends out of Strangers

I was just looking for a quick caffeine fix when I went into the Wellesley Starbucks the other day. Luckily, the unexpected happened.

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Perspectives on Nice: Choose To Be Nice for Your Health

There are many great perspectives on being nice and we want the world to hear them. That's why we're launching a special feature on the blog called "Perspectives on Nice," which is a space for you to[...]

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Choose To Be Nice with a Fundraiser

Students in the Charlton Elementary School Choose To Be Nice Club explore many different ways of being kind. Recently, they had a hands-on demonstration of the benefits of service dogs.

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Welcome to New Choose To Be Nice School Liaison!

Deanna Greenstein wasn’t surprised when students treated each other better after her children’s school brought in the Choose To Be Nice program, but she didn’t expect the impact that it would have[...]

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