By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
Agents for Change
More and more in Thailand, rural students learn in traditional classrooms, but with an emphasis on hands-on activities. The idea is to empower young villagers to bring economic development to their communities, as well as learn leadership, empathy and compassion.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
To be a better teacher of the meaning of empathy, it helps to use the same tools of technology that young people are using.
By Rusul Alrubail
"If you’ve ever had a moment of road rage, or acted impulsively to fend off a pickpocket or bully, you know the feeling," says author Lauren Groff: " You feel as though you could breathe fire." But what if we…
When you write a novel about abortion, says author Brit Bennett, you will have a lot of conversations with strangers about abortion. It’s made her realize how rarely we talk about it as a human experience. What if we approached…
By Brit Bennett
By Larisa Epatko
Narrative 4 formed out of the belief that learning each other’s stories and retelling them in the first person is a powerful way to gain understanding.
By Sarah D. Sparks, Education Week
A Stanford University study finds that a one-time intervention to help teachers and students empathize with one another halved the number of suspensions at five California middle schools, and helped build bonds between disengaged students and their schools.
In School, Babies Teach Older Children to Consider Feelings and Needs of Others…
Using Babies to Decrease Aggression, Prevent Bullying…
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