1st Edition

Teaching Empathy Strategies for Building Emotional Intelligence in Today's Students

By Suzanna E. Henshon Copyright 2019
    162 Pages
    by Prufrock Press

    As classrooms become more diverse, it is increasingly important that students learn how to empathize with others who may come from very different backgrounds. Teaching Empathy:

    Acknowledgments Introduction: Why Empathy? Chapter 1: What Is Empathy? Chapter 2: How Can You Create an Empathetic Classroom? Chapter 3: How Can You Teach Empathy? Chapter 4: How Does Emotional Intelligence Relate to Empathy? Chapter 5: How Can You Maintain Empathy in Your Classroom? Chapter 6: How Can Students Give Back to Society? Chapter 7: How Can You Use Technology to Promote Empathy? Chapter 8: How Can You Lead a Schoolwide Empathy Initiative? Conclusion: What Is Your Future Vision of Empathy? References About the Author


    Suzanna E. Henshon, Ph.D., taught composition and creative writing for 13 years. Before receiving her Ph.D. in gifted education at William & Mary, Sue studied at the University of Chicago (M.A.) and Wesleyan University (B.A.).