Roots of Empathy : Changing the World Child by Child, by Mary Gordon
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- ISBN: 9781615190072 | 1615190074
- Cover: Trade Paper
- Copyright: 9/1/2009
Roots of empathy#xE2;#xAC;#x1D;an evidence-based program developed in 1996 by longtime educator and social entrepreneur Mary Gordon#xE2;#xAC;#x1D;has already reached more than 270,000 children in Canada, the U.S., Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere. Now, as The New York Times reports that #xE2;#xAC;Sempathy lessons are spreading everywhere amid concerns over the pressure on students from high-stakes tests and a race to college that starts in kindergarten,#xE2;#xAC; Mary Gordon explains the value of and how best to nurture empathy and social and emotional literacy in all children#xE2;#xAC;#x1D;and thereby reduce aggression, antisocial behavior, and bullying.