Here are a collection of great videos from Chicken Soup for the Soul's Hidden Heroes about being kind to one another!
"Hallway Heroes in the Classroom, Whitney Elementary School, Las Vegas, NV"
"Text Communication and the Disinhibition Effect"
Hallway Heroes in the Classroom, Holly Hills Elementary School, Denver, CO
"Hallway Heroes: Brotherhood"
"Hallway Heroes: Rainbow Packs"
"Hallway Heroes: Unbully"
A group of schools kids from KIPP Explore Academy in Houston, TX learn how to “Unbully.” This lesson is from Chicken Soup for the Soul Hallway Heroes, Grade 2, Lesson 8.
"Hallway Heroes: Let's Help Kids!"
We meet a Hallway Hero who is discovering ways to give happiness to those less fortunate.
Watch Alex Kajitani, a California Teacher of the Year who was a finalist for National Teacher of the Year and is best known as "the rappin' mathematician," do his anti-bullying rap.
"Green Screen Kids"
Inspired by Chicken Soup for the Soul: Be the Best You Can Be, “The Slam Book” by Barbara J. Ragsdale, p. 69, kids tell us how kindness, patience and understanding are the most effective ways to deal with bullying behaviors. This story is also used in the Chicken Soup for the Soul Hallway Heroes program, grade 5, lesson 1.
Inspired by Chicken Soup for the Soul: Be the Best You Can Be, “Finding Friendship” by Brianna Abbott, p. 312, we go undercover to find a Hidden Hero who reminds us that you don't need to be a teacher to give a lesson in social and emotional learning.
Our actors play “ruthless teen girls” who try to post embarrassing pictures of an innocent girl her on social media - will anyone speak up? This story is similar to the one used in the Chicken Soup for the Soul Hallway Heroes program, grade 5, lesson 7.
Inspired by Chicken Soup for the Soul: Create Your Best Future, “Hidden in Plain Sight” by Lance Johnson, p. 75, our Hidden Heroes team sets up a mission with “daring teen boys” who try to convince their friend to drink eight espresso shots. Will a Hidden Hero stop the peer pressure?
Inspired by Chicken Soup for the Soul: Be the Best You Can Be, “Fifty-Six Grandparents” by Machine Legoullon, p. 125, we step back in history and turn up the music for a 1940's themed “Senior Prom.” This story is also used in the Chicken Soup for the Soul Hallway Heroes Elementary School program, grade 6, lesson 2.
Inspired by Chicken Soup for the Soul: Create Your Best Future, “Coffee-Shop Kindness” by Christine Walsh, p. 336, we go undercover to save a rookie barista from his hot headed boss
Watch as a student teaches a master class in acceptance, tolerance, kindness and compassion.