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HOW TO CULTIVATE EMPATHY

We all have the capacity for empathy.  As human beings we are literally wired for it.  But that doesn’t mean we’re off the hook: as with any skill, empathy must be nurtured and practiced.  And in that, we can all play a role.  Empathy begins and ends in our relationships with others.  Each day presents us with dozens of opportunities to model it – with our children, our friends, our colleagues. Here you'll discover tips, practices, and profiles of game-changing educators and innovators to help you more effectively cultivate empathy, starting right now.

The 7 Steps To Empathetic Communication

This post discusses the most effective ways of expressing the truth.
This post discusses the most effective ways of expressing the truth.
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By Steve Ray

Exercising Your Empathy Muscles

A Georgetown Day School teacher talks about her favorite activities for keeping the empathy muscles strong
A Georgetown Day School teacher talks about her favorite activities for keeping the empathy muscles strong.
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By Sandra Hinderliter

Cultivating Empathy in the Cafeteria

Problem-solving Tips from Bridport Elementary
Problem-solving Tips from Bridport Elementary
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By Sandra Hinderliter

How to Teach Teens About the Brain

At a high school in Vermont, Amir Flesher gives his students a glimpse into how their minds work—with the goal of making adolescence less painful and nurturing
At a high school in Vermont, Amir Flesher gives his students a glimpse into how their minds work—with the goal of making adolescence less painful and nurturing their growth into happy adults.
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By Greater Good Science Center

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