Daniel Goleman Archives - Teaching Empathy Institute
Teaching Empathy Institute works to establish emotionally and physically safe learning communities for elementary, middle and high school students and the adults who work with them. Working in the Hudson Valley of New York, TEI creates tailor-made programs designed to foster dialogue about social culture building while strengthening the capacity for the infusion of empathy and compassion into all aspects of the learning experience.
Teaching Empathy Institute, SEL, Social and emotional learning, mindfulness, diversity, education, bullying, anti-bullying, k-12, learning, david levine, school of belonging
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I once asked a group of teachers to turn off their cel phones at the beginning of a social skills workshop.  One person, seated in the back, raised his hand and asked if he could leave his phone on since this was a social skills workshop and he was going to be using social media.   I thought he was joking but I wasn’t certain. I told him he could silence his phone if he chose.  He left it on and texted for most of the next two hours.  In today’s contemporary world of communication where facetime means looking at a...