National Educators for Restorative Practices

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The Power of Empathy

Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another.

Check In:

Describe how your day is going by show of thumb.  πŸ‘ŽπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘

Questions:

  • Define empathy in your own words?
Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world
  • What does this quote mean to you?
  • If you had the knowledge of another person’s experiences, how would it change the way you respond to them?

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Video:

  • What are your thoughts after watching this?

Closing:

Give an empathetic word to the person on your left.

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