Teaching Empathy

Prerequisites

Basic computer file management knowledge, e.g. opening, saving and uploading files, creating folders, basic word processing skills such as using tables

Materials

  1. Computer
  2. Word Processing Software (MS Word, Word for Apple, etc.)
  3. Internet access
  4. Adobe Reader 11.1.01 or later required to edit and save coursework

Professional Learning Objectives

Teachers will…

  1. Use course text and guided instruction to watch a video, analyze and respond to questions concerning the value of teaching student’s empathy with 100% accuracy.
  2. Use course text and guided instruction to choose, then exercise, empathetic behaviors in a real-life situation with 100% completion.
  3. Use course text and guided instruction to research and evaluate activities that support empathetic behaviors with 100% completion.
  4. Use course text, guided instruction and provided resources to design an empathetic learning activity that can be implemented in the classroom with 100% completion.

Common Core Standards

  • ELA-LITERACY.WHST
  • ELA-LITERACY.RI.
  • ELA-LITERACY.RST
  • ELA-LITERACY.CCRA
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST

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