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Teaching Empathy to Students

Empathy is defined by A Very Well Mind as, “the ability to emotionally understand what other people feel, see things from their point of view, and imagine yourself in their place” (Cherry, 2020). Many studies have been published asking if humans are born with empathy or if it’s something that is learned. In a recent […]

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Brain Breaks: An Evidence-Based Behavior Strategy

“Can we take a break?” How many times in a typical day do you receive that question from a student? While you may wonder if they’re hoping to sneak a peek at their smartphone, in reality, their body and mind may be asking for a brief reset. In the classroom, brain breaks are short breaks […]

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