Daily Archives: February 8, 2013

Should empathy be explicitly taught in the classroom?

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Fly Away Home

How many times have we read Eve Bunting’s Fly Away Home to our class because of its message, yet neglecting to fully connect its themes (homelessness and poverty) to our own lives and that of our students?  Is the topic too … Continue reading

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