Is Anything More Important Than Teaching Compassion?

Teaching school children happiness, empathy, altruism and compassion has proven beneficial results for classroom learning as a whole, says Vinciane Rycroft.

Child-in-meditation-pose-001_0Is there enough time in the day to teach empathy?  Does it have to be taught separately?  Being empathetic ourselves and modelling this behaviour may be enough, but if you feel as though you may be lacking in this category, check out some of the Children’s Picture books used as a vehicle for encouraging empathy on my Blog!

Back to my earlier poll:  Should empathy be taught in the classroom?

See full story at: http://startempathy.org/blog/2013/01/nothing-more-important-teaching-compassion

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