A Toolkit for Promoting Empathy in Schools

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Empathy is the little-known giant. It's naturally hardwired into our brain and when harnessed, plays a crucial role in innovation, changemaking, and solving systemic problems.  If we can empathize then we can better communicate, collaborate, and lead. 

This Empathy Toolkit - sourced from interviews with over 60 educators and social entrepreneurs - contains tips and tools, lesson plans and examples, that can help inform everything from how you design your classroom to your daily interactions with students and colleagues. With different resources for K-12, some exercises can be done in as little as two minutes, and others can take the form of months-long class projects, applied to a range of subjects. Others simply offer a strategy you can adapt to your existing lesson plans, and tips that are proven to improve teacher and student performance alike. 

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