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Emotional Intelligence

Change Your Classroom With Gratitude

Sandra lives in a rooming house and arrived from Honduras last year. She is grateful for clean drinking water. Jasper has chronic arguments with his older brother, yet he is ...

Empathy: The Language of Emotion

Every day, a Grade 2 student (let’s call her Rose) repeatedly asks the other girls in her class to play with her. One of those classmates (who we’ll call Meg) gets fed up and ...

Teaching Tolerance

Matthew Bojer and Tim Zaal are two featured speakers from the Museum of Tolerance who regularly share their stories to spread the word of peace and tolerance worldwide.

Real-World Tips for Anti-Bullying

Today it appears that bullying incidents are under the microscope as much as they have ever been. Some would say this is an undesired outcome of an expanded role by the media ...

Creating Empathy in the Classroom

There’s three parts to empathy: the head, the heart and the hand,” Gordon says. The hand is the intellectual part of understanding what empathy is and what it does, the heart ...