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Date: 27 Nov Roberta Brandao | Story Source: Education Dive ~ Go to Original Article

Empathy can be thought of as a “superpower” students as young as 3rd grade can learn and develop, writes Roberta Brandao of New Jersey’s Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County.

Empathy can be a tough concept to teach kids. First there’s the subtle difference between empathy and sympathy, which can be difficult to explain even to adults. Then there’s the elusive dictionary definition — “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another….


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