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Articles: How to Stay Empathic without Suffering So Much

By Amy L. Eva | May 4, 2017

Four steps to a healthier, more helpful, and more sustainable form of empathy.

 
Students from the Millennium School in San Francisco

Articles: How One School is Teaching Empathy After the Election

By Michael Fisher | May 2, 2017

The story of a group of sixth graders learning to bridge political divides after the U.S. election.

 

Articles: Making SEL the DNA of a School

By Vicki Zakrzewski | April 27, 2017

School and district leaders share their stories of how they are infusing SEL into everything they do.

 

Articles: How to Be a Lifelong Learner

By Kira M. Newman | April 20, 2017

The instructor of the world’s most popular MOOC explores how to change your life through the power of learning—and why you have more potential than you think.

 

Articles: How to Change the Story about Students of Color

By Dena Simmons | April 18, 2017

Dena Simmons explores how educators can inadvertently harm students of color—and what we can do to bring out their best.

 

Articles: Five Tips for Teaching Advisory Classes at Your School

By Patrick Cook-Deegan | April 6, 2017

Advisory programs, which are common in non-traditional schools, could help students improve their relationships and prepare for life outside school.

 

Articles: How Teachers Can Help Immigrant Kids Feel Safe

By Amy L. Eva | March 27, 2017

Many children feel threatened by anti-immigrant rhetoric. Here's how educators can inform and support their students.

 
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Articles: Why Storytelling Skills Matter for African-American Kids

By Nicole Gardner-Neblett | March 9, 2017

For African-American students, storytelling skills directly predict their early reading skills.

 
Fourth-graders at P.S. 67 often work in groups. They are asked to write several drafts of essays to get used to revising their work.

Articles: Can Social-Emotional Learning Help Disadvantaged Students?

By Meredith Kolodner | March 2, 2017

New York City's experience with community schools illustrates the possibilities and pitfalls of a new educational model.

 

Articles: 
When Teachers Get Mindfulness Training, Students Win

By Jill Suttie | February 23, 2017

According to a new study, training teachers in mindfulness can affect the whole climate of the classroom.

 

Articles: 
How to Help Students Feel Powerful at School

By Amy L. Eva | February 22, 2017

Educators can exert power over students—or they can create an environment where students feel energized and capable themselves.

 

Articles: What Don’t We Know about Gratitude and Youth?

By Giacomo Bono | February 15, 2017

Gratitude helped Giacomo Bono survive a childhood disease. Now he’s trying to understand how to help kids cultivate thankfulness.

 

Articles: How to Listen with Compassion in the Classroom

By Martha Caldwell | January 30, 2017

When we teach compassionate listening to students, we foster belonging, inclusion, and learning in the classroom. 


 

Articles: How to Combat America’s Creativity Crisis

By Michael Ruiz | January 27, 2017

A new book explains how to recognize and encourage creativity in society—before it's too late.

 
The Dialogue in Silence exhibition

Articles: Five Ways Museums Can Increase Empathy in the World

By Elif M. Gokcigdem | January 9, 2017

Museums are a safe place to explore other points of view, cultures, and histories.

 

Articles: Our Best Education Articles of 2016

By Jeremy Adam Smith | January 2, 2017

During the past year, Greater Good published a lot of exciting articles about teaching and schools. Here are some of the best.

 

Articles: The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2016

By Kira M. Newman, Tom Jacobs, Mariah Flynn, Summer Allen, Jill Suttie, Jason Marsh, Jeremy Adam Smith, Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | December 26, 2016

Our team names the most provocative and influential findings published during this past year.

 

Articles: The Dark Side of Believing in Natural Talent

By Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool | December 12, 2016

The way we educate students doesn't reflect what scientists know about expertise.

 

Articles: How to Help Diverse Students Find Common Ground

By Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu | November 14, 2016

Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu identifies principles that promote a truly inclusive university.

 

Articles: Three Activities to Help Students Deepen Their Gratitude

By Emily Campbell | November 8, 2016

How do we encourage students to move from saying thank you to actually feeling grateful? These classroom ideas from Open Circle can help.

 

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Roots of Empathy By Mary Gordon Mary Gordon explains how best to nurture empathy and social emotional literacy in all children—and thereby reduce aggression, antisocial behavior, and bullying.

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