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5 simple ways to teach your child empathy | Village VoicesVillage Voices

5 simple ways to teach your child empathy | Village VoicesVillage Voices | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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"In placing emphasis on feelings – labeling them, accepting them and expressing them – you’re showing your child that emotions matter. This is a very important step in teaching them to become empathetic, and have a capacity for imagining what it might be like to walk in someone else’s shoes."

 

Empathy is a key component for healthy relationships.  

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Empathy may the most vital ingredient in building community and motivation.

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Social and Emotional Learning Research: Evidence-Based Programs

Social and Emotional Learning Research: Evidence-Based Programs | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

Students who are more self-aware and confident about their learning capacities try harder and persist in the face of challenges (Aronson, 2002).

 

Learn how social and emotional learning can help accomplish this.

 

Choosing the best program to implement social and emotional learning in your school can be daunting. Edutopia's research analyst recommends these research-proven programs.


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Building Social and Emotional Skills in Elementary Students: Passion and Strengths

In this nine-part series, we will look at important factors that influence the happiness and social and emotional learning of elementary school age children.

 

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