For Peace Day, the United States Institute for Peace has come up with this Infographic. Are there other qualities you can think of?
“How do children learn to care enough about others that they reap the personal rewards associated with giving? When young people develop empathy, they not only thrive in school and life, but they also impact their communities in positive, often extraordinary ways.” An article by Marilyn Price-Mitchell in Edutopia opens with this question. At the … More “Empathy in Action”
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Prajnya went back to do a second year of the Peace Club project at PSBB Millennium School, Gerukambakkam. We’re again working with seventh standard students, and four sessions down, it’s been a blast! In the first session, we introduced the entire batch to the idea of peace, as we see it–acceptance, equality, justice, freedom, harmony … More A new year at the Peace Club
Time magazine’s parenting expert, Carey Wallace, has offered some good advice on how to talk to children about the unfolding refugee crisis. http://time.com/4024972/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-refugees/ The text is copied here as a “mirror”, intended to facilitate access. Do visit the original site. **** Carey Wallace, How to Talk to Your Kids about Refugees, TIME, Sept. 8, 2015 … More How to talk to your kids about the refugee crisis