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ERIC Number: EJ1193630
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Oct
Pages: 6
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Nine Competencies for Teaching Empathy
Borba, Michele
Educational Leadership, v76 n2 p22-28 Oct 2018
American teens are 40 percent less empathetic than they were three decades ago. Recognizing that students need more than academic rigor to succeed, a growing number of schools are turning their focus to social-emotional qualities like empathy. But which practices enhance empathy and how will principals know if teachers are implementing them effectively? Michele Borba, author of the best-selling book "UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World," shares nine teachable competencies that can serve as a principal's guide for empathy education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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