Cultivating Empathy Through Instruction
Showcasing four examples of the arts, this hands-on presentation offers art, lessons, and strategies that participants may use immediately in their classrooms to help foster more empathy and civic action.
Fred Korematsu's daughter discusses her father's fight for justice against Japanese Incarceration (Internment) through the documentary Of Civil Wrongs and Rights, primary sources, and the Korematsu Institute Teaching Kit.
Develop students' discussion, understanding, and empathy of cultural diversity using close reading, inquiry, and project-based instruction with immigration and human rights texts. Promote critical thinking, questioning, and differentiation!
Energize students with excerpts from the presenter's documentary, My Italian Secret, and lessons concerning compelling stories of victims/rescuers that help to explore motivations, dilemmas, and the impact of their actions.
Learn about the intersection where the loss of environmental rights by marginalized groups coincides with their loss of other human rights.
Recognizing that experiences and relationships are the crux of cultivating empathy, we'll learn the E.A.S.Y. way to teach it (Empathy: Asking questions, Serving others, and Yearning for change).
Examine commonly-held stereotypes and misconceptions about Muslims and Islam. Receive research-based instructional strategies to help students develop nuanced and accurate understandings of Islam and its followers.
Teachers will learn how to create a unit where students explore global issues and seek ways to combat problems through partnership with local and/or international organizations.
BRAVE works to achieve self empowerment and leadership among students. We implement mentoring, community engagement, service learning, and character education. We support the development and fostering of students' personal bravery.
Expand gender and cultural diversity in your psychology classroom with detailed biographical sketches of famous female psychological theorists, researchers, and contributors. Resources will be distributed.