Roots of Empathy

Roots of Empathy

The Experiment | September 15, 2009 | 277 pages

Here is the acclaimed program for fostering empathy and emotional literacy in childrenÑwith the goal of creating a more civil society, one child at a time Roots of EmpathyÑan evidence-based program developed in 1996 by longtime educator and social entrepreneur Mary GordonÑhas already reached more than 270,000 children in Canada, the U.S., Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere. Now, as The New York Times reports that Òempathy lessons are spreading everywhere amid concerns over the pressure on students from high-stakes tests and a race to college that starts in kindergarten,Ó Mary Gordon explains the value of and how best to nurture empathy and social and emotional literacy in all childrenÑand thereby reduce aggression, antisocial behavior, and bullying.

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ISBN: 9781615190072
$23.95