Special education teacher’s lessons spreading kindness across the country

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Being a teacher is one of the hardest jobs in the world, but it can also be rewarding.

Chris Ulmer is a special education teacher in Jacksonville who is gaining national attention for his innovative lessons and ways to spread kindness.

Every morning, Ulmer calls his students to the front of the classroom one by one in order to compliment them.

“I have seen their confidence and self-worth skyrocket,” Ulmer said in the video. “Every child deserves to feel accepted in this world.”

He finishes each compliment by thanking the child for being a great student.

He has documented some of his lessons and shared them with the community through his Facebook page.

The page has been liked by more than 65,000 people with videos being viewed thousands of times.