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  • Eloise Duvillier

    Mary Gordon explains the value of and how best to nurture empathy and social and emotional literacy in all children—and thereby reduce aggression, antisocial behavior, and bullying.

  • Ashoka US

    Roots of empathy—an evidence-based program developed in 1996 by longtime educator, #AshokaFellow and social entrepreneur Mary Gordon—has already reached more than 270,000 children in Canada, the U.S., Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere. In the book Mary Gordon explains the value of and how best to nurture empathy and emotional literacy reducing aggression and bullying, improving skills of collaboration, co-creation and cultural understanding - skills needed in todays globalized world.

  • Dee Hanh

    Roots of Empathy: Changing the World Child by Child: Mary Gordon, Daniel J. Siegel MD: 9781615190072: Books

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Roots of empathy takes place in the classroom by introducing a baby from the community. Teaches children emotional literacy encourages children to discuss feels and emotions and has shown dramatic effect in increasing positive social behavior and decreasing aggression and bullying.

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