Fundraising for a local cause is an important lesson in community activism and can lead to a sense of purpose for students.
Want to teach students empathy? Start by helping students themselves not, “How am I unique?” but rather “How are we the same?”
I shifted my focus from what my students might ‘become’ in the future to who they are and what they need today.
Humility, curiosity, creativity, resilience, compassion, and 20 other things that tests can’t measure in students.
The potential for new learning spaces and dynamics represents an opportunity for a different kind of resonance–and hopefully, joy.
Teaching empathy in the classroom? Start a Random Acts of Kindness project so students can support a classmate, or someone in their community.
The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 211 Updating Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs For Greater Student Potential Drew Perkins talks with social psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman about his new book, Transcend, The New Science of Self-Actualization, and how it might help educators grow the potential in students. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: scottbarrykaufman.com Scott on Twitter,…
It’s time to shift focus from checking to see if students are completing their remote learning assignments to checking to see if students are ‘okay.’
The more we click on the things that spark anger and fear in us and in others, the more of that kind of content we will see.
Empathy focuses on a mutual and shared emotional experience, whereas sympathy moves more swiftly from feeling with to feeling for.
Where do you begin teaching meditation when you may not be familiar with the practice yourself?
Habits of Mind are dispositions mindfully employed by characteristically ‘successful’ people when confronted with problems.
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