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Children Empathy

How Can We Help Children Become 'Upstanders' to Bullying?

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2013 | Parents
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.

The common denominator of all types of bullying is a lack, or erosion, of empathy. Nurturing empathy, a potential that is present in almost all children, is therefore at the heart of interventions to prevent bullying.

Are We Raising Care-Less Children?

Peter Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Block

Some will say that we should develop a school curriculum that "teaches" students about empathy. To gain that feeling, however, the other must be present in our lives, and not an abstraction in classrooms.