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Adopt a Herorat today

MyAPOPO.org - Adopt a HEROrat today!

Ashoka Fellow Bart Weetjens has trained Giant Pouched Rats to effectively detect explosives in minute amounts, as well as tuberculosis...

MyAPOPO.org - Adopt a HEROrat today!

Ashoka's Start Empathy Initiative

Start Empathy, an initiative of Ashoka, is a community of individuals and institutions dedicated to building a future in which every child masters empathy.

Ashoka's Start Empathy Initiative


MAKE IT BRIGHT

Ashoka US - Make It Bright

Ashoka is "a day-by-day tutorial in how the world works, where the world is going -- and also in courage and values." Our story, told by our community.

Ashoka US - Make It Bright

What Do Kids Have to Say About Empathy?

These students from PS 30 in the Bronx have a thing or two to say about empathy.

What Do Kids Have to Say About Empathy?


Prospect Sierra students playing

Classroom Charters at Prospect Sierra School: RULER Project

Teachers and students in one 4th grade class discuss how they came up with a charter that will establish positive emotions and behaviors in the classroom.

Classroom Charters at Prospect Sierra School: RULER Project

Seeds of Change Poster

Students at Prospect Sierra School Talk About Changemakers

From the article "How Parents Can Help Teach their Children About Race"

Students at Prospect Sierra School Talk About Changemakers


experts, parents, kids, emotional intelligence

Raising Kids' Emotional Intelligence

Wise, hands-on advice for parents created by Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center.

Raising Kids' Emotional Intelligence

Ed Stockham, Empathy Explorer: An Introduction

Chapter 1 in a series of short videos in which the whimsical genius Ed Stockham explores what empathy is, why it matters, and how we "start" it.

Ed Stockham, Empathy Explorer: An Introduction


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