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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: Amazon.com: 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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"Make Poverty History: Political Communication in Action" by Nick Sireau, Ashoka UK Fellow

Book | Despite the tens of billions spent each year in international aid, some of the most promising and exciting social innovations and businesses have come about by chance. Many of the people behind them didn't consciously set out to solve anything, but they did. Welcome to the world of the 'reluctant innovator'.

"In 1983, Muhammad Yunus established Grameen, a bank devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with minuscule loans. Twenty-three years later they won the Nobel Prize for Peace for their work in eradicating poverty. This is an inspiring story of one man’s realization that access to even a small amount of credit can transform the lives of the poorest citizens of the world."

"Free Software for Busy People" by Mohammad Al-Ubaydli, Ashoka UK Fellow

"Handheld computers for doctors" by Mohammad Al-Ubaydli, Ashoka UK Fellow

Books about death for kids { this is an old post with great books to gently talk with young kids about death. There are added title suggestions in the comments}

The Marxism Of Jean Paul Sartre, by Wilfrid Desan - book cover by Ben Shahn: illustrated by Ben Shahn