Roots of Empathy in the News

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Superheroes for Washington families: The visionary Mary Gordon

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An article in Parent Map, Washington State, introduces the reader to Founder President Mary Gordon and the Roots of Empathy and Seeds of Empathy programs.…
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Roots of Empathy: Where Children Learn the Language of Getting Along

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An article from Early Learning Nation details the development of the Roots of Empathy program and the positive impact it has on children. Roots of…

Teach kindness: 4 ways to raise kids who aren’t jerks

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NBC's Today Show talks about the importance of kindness, and how Roots of Empathy can help children: “If you want your child to be kind,…

Heartfulness – Roots of Empathy

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Heartfulness Magazine has a three part series on Roots of Empathy and interview with Mary Gordon. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

Roots Of Empathy Increasing Levels of Connection For Over A Million Children Around The World

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HundrED.org interviews Mary Gordon What does it mean for Roots of Empathy to be recognised as a leading education innovator in the HundrED Global Collection? Popcorn!…

Unique program brings babies into local classrooms to teach empathy, prevent bullying

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Q13 Fox in Seattle meets baby Finn, a Roots of Empathy tiny teacher, and his classroom at Meridian Park Elementary in this video and article:…

How baby ‘teachers’ in classrooms are teaching older kids empathy

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The Today Show visits a Roots of Empathy classroom in Washington DC. Watch the video below:

So your kid is a bully. Here’s how to stop it.

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Vox has a look at bullying and how to stop it: “If a bully is not helped with being a bully, that’s a mental health…

Parents, newborns teach empathy in Lane County classrooms

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ABC News 9 KEZI in Oregon profiles the tiny teachers in Roots of Empathy classrooms: Kayla Allen and Abigail, her daughter, took part in the…

Five Inspiring Educators, Innovating Education From The Ground Up

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HundrED.org features five inspiring educators, including Mary Gordon and the Roots of Empathy program: Through bringing babies into the classroom, Roots of Empathy helps children…

Want Kids To Be Happy? Teach Them How To Communicate

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HundrED.org has tips for helping children be happier, including some words of wisdom from Mary Gordon: For instance, in her Roots of Empathy talk at…

Empatia: tus hijos aprenden de lo que ven en ti

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A video interview with Mary Gordon from BBVA in Spain:

Empathy: Your children learn from what they see in you

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BBVA interviewed Mary Gordon about Roots of Empathy: According to Mary Gordon, “many of the problems afflicting society, like violence and poverty, are rooted in a…

7 Ways to Nurture Empathy in Your Life

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Goodnet talks about seven ways to nuture empathy in our lives, including starting young with a Roots of Empathy program: While empathy is usually thought…

Baby ‘teachers’ build empathy in Hawaii schoolchildren

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The Honolulu Star Advertiser learns about building empathy thanks to Roots of Empathy's tiny teachers in this article and video: Continue reading...

Make a better kid

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National Geographic explains the connection between caring for nature and caring for each other, and how Roots of Empathy fits in: “The fact that a…

The World’s Youngest Teachers Help Children Learn About Empathy

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Goodnet in Scotland explores how Roots of Empathy is helping to reduce bullying in Scotland's classrooms: Three babies, the children of teachers on maternity leave,…

How To Introduce Children To Experiences Different From Their Own

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HundrED.org has strategies to expand children's horizons, including Roots of Empathy: An incredibly effective way of teaching empathy is through asking children about the emotions…

Want to get rid of classroom bullies? Just add babies.

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The Christian Science Monitor has a look at Roots of Empathy and how it works: Today the theme is “crying,” which is appropriate because Max…

The Magic Ingredient of Success

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In December 2018, Mary Gordon was invited by the Polish business journal Responsible Business – CSR Compendium to write an article about empathy in business.…

Planting Roots of Empathy

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Siuslaw News in Oregon checks out Roots of Empathy: Wilson Hornung commands the unbroken attention of two dozen students at Siuslaw Elementary School — no…

Mein Lehrer, das Baby

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An article and video about Roots of Empathy from Switzerland's ElternMagazin in German. Watch and read below: Continue reading...

Two Cheers for Feminism!

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David Brooks champions more empathy and Roots of Empathy in this opinion piece for the New York Times: One of the authors in “The Crisis…

How to Raise Our Kids With a Kindness Advantage

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MariaShriver.com shares about the importance of kindness: Even the smallest gesture of kindness communicates to someone that we respect and value them. As we model…

New program aims to put elementary students in touch with babies – and their feelings

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NBC16 KMTR in Eugene, Oregon checks out Roots of Empathy in their local classroom: Roots of Empathy allows children to learn about babies and their…

Babies fighting bullying

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CNN learns about Roots of Empathy and our tiny teachers. Watch the video below:

Want to Reduce Bullying in Schools? Bring in Babies

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NationSwell profiles Roots of Empathy: “What we do know and what the teachers know is that the children really do learn to understand the alphabet…

The Twincast – Roots of Empathy

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Roots of Empathy is featured on an episode of The Twincast podcast: Click to Listen...

What is empathy and how do you cultivate it?

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NBC News looks at empathy, including Roots of Empathy, in this segment of Better by Today: As a leading example, Krznaric mentioned Roots of Empathy,…

We all play a part in keeping children safe

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Siuslaw News in Oregon talks about Child Abuse Prevention Month, which is April: The local regional leadership team of 90by30 determined several prevention strategies to…