Just Thinking…About Focusing on Kindness in Education

June 28, 2024
Kevin Dougherty


In this episode of Just Thinking, host Kevin Dougherty discusses the power of kindness in education with Jeff Kubiak, an Author and Former Educator. The conversation is framed against the backdrop of an education conference, emphasizing the need for compassion and connection in teaching.

Dougherty, the Chief Strategy Officer for 806 Technologies, introduces Kubiak, highlighting his extensive background in education and his recent transition into a new role. Kubiak shares his journey, touching on his 24 years as an educator, the inspirations behind his career, and his profound impact on his students. The conversation delves into Kubiak’s experiences and advocacy for a more empathetic and student-centered approach to education.

The discussion also explores Kubiak’s three published books, starting with “One Drop of Kindness,” emphasizing the significance of empathy and compassion. Jeff describes how this book, along with his other works, aims to inspire readers to recognize and nurture the kindness within themselves. The conversation highlights the broader implications of kindness in education, advocating for an inclusive and understanding approach that values each student’s individuality.

This episode on kindness in education offers valuable insights for educators, parents, and anyone interested in creating a more empathetic and effective learning environment. Kubiak’s passion for kindness and commitment to improving education shines through in this engaging and inspiring conversation.

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