Roots of Empathy

Program Information

Program NameRoots of Empathy
URLnot provided
Partnership categoryBehavior/Social and Emotional Learning and Supports
Service TypesSocial emotional education and activities
Program DescriptionAt the heart of the program are a neighborhood infant and parent who visit the classroom every three weeks over the school year. A trained Roots of Empathy Instructor coaches students to observe the baby’s development and to label the baby’s feelings. In this experiential learning, the baby is the “Teacher” and a lever, which the instructor uses to help children identify and reflect on their own feelings and the feelings of others.

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