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Posts Tagged 'empathy'

Training kids for kindness

Posted on March 11th, 2013 · Posted in Articles

Being kind to those who aren’t! – http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/training_kids_for_kindness

How do Children Develop Empathy?

Posted on December 21st, 2012 · Posted in Articles

Great article from the New York Times on understanding how children develop empathy:  http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/10/understanding-how-children-develop-empathy/?smid=tw-share

A curriculum of giving for student wellbeing

Posted on November 27th, 2012 · Posted in Book Reviews, Good ideas, Indicators of wellbeing

Asst Professor Thomas Nielsen has given us permission to reprint this most interesting book chapter in full. He says: “The book chapter, and my research in general, is about how.. read more

Japanese teacher makes empathy central feature of classroom

Posted on October 6th, 2012 · Posted in Good ideas, Videos

This fascinating film may be considered a little controversial in some respects but nevertheless worth watching to see the way he helps children address important issues such as loss and.. read more

Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability

Posted on April 13th, 2012 · Posted in Research, Stories, Videos

Another great TED talk. Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research,.. read more

Learn Empathy: Building Skills for Caring

Posted on March 12th, 2012 · Posted in Good ideas, Materials & Programs

Daniel Keeran has kindly given Wellbeing Australia permission to upload Learn Empathy: Building Skills for Caring. It has ten activities in 27 pages and is a valuable resource for educators.

Empathic Intelligence review

Posted on June 24th, 2009 · Posted in Book Reviews

Review of Roslyn Arnold (2005) Empathic Intelligence: Teaching, learning, relating. Sydney: UNSW Press