Anyone who enrols in the school of empathy warrior-hood – you’re taking a step to self-empowerment and radical vulnerability. “Empathy is a huge learning process for everyone involved and takes tremendous courage”.
Episode #74: Should you tell a child “don’t cry?” We are born with empathy, yet by the time we are in elementary school signs of empathy begins to fade. Tedi delves into her personal journey to promote childhood empathy programs. Anyone who enrols in the “school of empathy warrior-hood’ takes a step to self-empowerment and radical vulnerability. “Empathy is a huge learning process for everyone involved and it takes tremendous courage”.
Tedi challenges us as educators to be brave – to enter an uncomfortable, vulnerable place and embody empathy in order to truly model that behaviour in the classroom. What’s the impact of shutting down the emotions of a child who is upset? Listen to find out.
Ron is the Co-Founder & CEO of HiMama, where he leads all aspects of a social purpose business that helps early childhood educators improve learning outcomes for children.