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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.
Ashoka's Roots of Empathy offers empathy-based programming for children. They have two programs: one for elementary schools and Seeds of Empathy - a program for children ages three-to-five. Both programs have had success in reducing levels of aggression among children while raising their social and emotional competence and increasing empathy.
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'.