How do you teach your students about empathy and kindness? Over the last 20+ years I have dedicated more and more time to teaching character development themes and social skills in general.
One of the most effective tools we have as teachers is great literature. Through stories, students can imagine, empathize and understand how others feel. They can realize that feelings they have are shared by others. These are essential skills for little ones!
Below are some of my favorite read-alouds for [Read More…]