Teachable Moments: Dr. Schonert-Reichl on Teaching Your Toddler Empathy
Dr. Schonert-Reichl tells a wonderful heartwarming story about how she, as an empathy researcher, learned how to teach her son empathy from a preschool teacher.
Below we list the steps.
The Teachable Moments of Teaching Empathy.
The foundation of Empathy is “Emotion Identification” (EI) - identifying and labeling emotions
1. Care for the Hurt Child
2. Ask the offending child “How is your friend/sibling feeling?"
3. "Why is your friend/sibling feeling that way?"
4. "What can you do to make your friend/sibling feel better?"
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