Author Archives: Andy Smallman

About Andy Smallman

By nature, I'm an educator who wants to help people achieve their personal best. In 1994, I founded the Puget Sound Community School, an innovative middle & high school in Seattle, with my wife, Melinda Shaw. In 2011, I launched Kind Living, an online resource designed to inspire people to bring more kindness into their lives.


This kindness class is presented as a self-paced module designed for people to consider kindness through Newberry Award-winning author Jerry Spinelli’s young adult novel, “Stargirl.” There are three assignments for you to complete, each one associated with several chapters of … Continue reading

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