7 Nov 2013

Getting kids to care

Read Sam Sherratt's post for inspiration and background-

Guiding questions for the chat


  1. How can we help kids ‘learn to look’ and 'be in awe' of the world around them? #pypchat
  2. How can we encourage students to care about the world around them? #pypchat
  3. How can we empower students without having them feel burdened by responsibility? #pypchat
  4. How do we ensure teaching and learning are focused towards the future? #pypchat
  5. What can we do to promote meaningful action as result of kids really caring, rather than just tokenism? #pypchat
  6. How do we provide authentic engagement for Ss to help them develop empathy? #pypchat


Resources


The Power of a simple provocation by Sam Sherratt
Wonderopolis -
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly.
Right to Play
Free the Children
Life Lessons, Learning through experience - post in Explore Life Coaching (refers to the What? So What? Now What? reflective process)

Reading fiction promotes empathy - blog post by CogSci Librarian
The ethics of care and education - Nel Noddings
A Sincere Compliment - video describing how a group of high school students used twitter to use kindness to overcome cyberbullyingmin school community
Capturing Kids Hearts

It’s awe or nothing…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fm5y-qVB478

Compassion-Based Learning Blog

http://compassionbasedlearning.blogspot.jp/2013/06/com-passion-based-learning-next-step.html

Example of student action – being involved in blog

Hart’s ladder of participation


Teaching Empathy to Kids is No Easy Task

http://carpoolcandy.com/2013/10/23/teaching-empathy-to-kids-is-no-easy-task/


Care Bear Initiative (inspired by Have You Filled A Bucket)

http://piedpyper.wordpress.com/2013/03/11/action-is-caring/

Mirror Neurons Part 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzMqPYfeA-s


Mirror Neurons Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmEsGQ3JmKg


Raghava KK: Shake Up Your Story

http://www.ted.com/talks/raghava_kk_shake_up_your_story.html


Zero Degrees of Empathy

http://www.amazon.com/Zero-Degrees-Empathy-Theory-Cruelty/dp/0713997915/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1383822492&sr=8-1&keywords=zero+degrees+of+empathy