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Giving Students’ Empathy Muscles a Workout

Edutopia – Suzie Boss

“Fourth-grade teacher Jesse Ediger wants her digital learners to realize that they can tap into opportunities far beyond their hometown of Hutchinson, Kansas. “I want to draw back the curtain, show them the world, and let them see how connected they are,” she says. Some 1,500 miles south in Maninalco, Mexico, English teacher Karina Cavazos Almaguer has similar hopes for her students. “I want them to have the self-confidence to investigate the whole world,” she says. Using a new global education platform called Empatico, the two teachers recently started connecting their students for learning activities designed to foster empathy along with global awareness.”(more)

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