ERIC Number: EJ558260
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Empathy Development: A Critical Classroom Tool.
Toranzo, Nilsa C.
Volta Review, v98 n3 p107-25 Sum 1996
Describes a classroom-based research project that studied the development of social skills of eight heterogeneously grouped deaf students, ages 8 and 9. Activities that fostered empathy development are described, as well as ways students learned and applied an understanding of perspectives in communication exchanges, literacy development, and prosocial behaviors. (Author/LC)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research, Communication Skills, Deafness, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Emotional Development, Empathy, Heterogeneous Grouping, Identification (Psychology), Interpersonal Competence, Literacy, Perspective Taking, Prosocial Behavior, Social Cognition
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A