Roots of Empathy

Roots of Empathy's mission is to build caring, peaceful, and civil societies through the development of empathy in children and adults.

Roots of Empathy is an evidence-based classroom program that has shown significant effect in reducing levels of aggression among school children while raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy. The website address is http://www.rootsofempathy.org/en.html

The book roots of empathy was written by Mary Gordon.


"striving for EXCELLENCE by ENGAGING minds, EXCITING learners, acting ETHICALLY and showing EMPATHY"

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