Category Archives: Children

Roots of Empathy Preview REA Presentation

Mary Gordon addressed the REA Nov 5th. In addition Roots of Empathy listed the event on their website. Gordon and the organization recently received the Manning Innovation Award of Distinction

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Roots of Empathy in Scotland

STV reports ‘Baby teachers’ to give empathy lessons to Scots children with new Roots of Empathy initiative

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Mary Gordon recieves Manning Award for Innovation

Roots of Empathy Founder Celebrated as Social Innovator: Innovation comes in many forms and this year, for only the third time in its 30-year history, the Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation has recognized social innovation, placing a spotlight on the contribution … Continue reading

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Huffington Post Commentary includes Roots of Empathy

Myriam Miedzian incorporates Roots of Empathy in her Huffington Post article titled:“What Part of Prevention Do Americans Not Understand: A Case Study”

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More than Child’s Play

Scientific American article titled More than Child’s Play: Ability to Think Scientifically Declines as Kids Grow Up argues that young children think like researchers but lose the feel for the scientific method as they age.

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Mary Gordon featured in Greater Good Magazine

Mary Gordon details the background to Roots of Empathy in an article titled “Wisdom of Babies” in Greater Good magazine which also includes a video clip titled “Meet Baby Mei“

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Roots of Empathy to receive 4 million in BC province

Metro local news story by David Proctor where British Columbia Premier Christy Clark announces Roots of Empathy programs will receive four million in next five years to help prevent bullying

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Seattle Article profiles Mary Gordon and Roots of Empathy

Jerry Large’s article, “Baby, what a lesson! Kids learn a little empathy” provides background on Mary Gordon and her start of the Roots of Empathy movement

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Mary Gordon to speak at TEDXGoldenGateED June 11

Roots of Empathy founder and REA Conference speaker Mary Gordon will present June 11 in San Francisco at the TEDxGoldenGateED. The conference is organized around the theme Compassion and Education and includes a diverse field of speakers about what science … Continue reading

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Childhood Music Lessons May Provide Lifelong Boost in Brain Functioning

A report from ScienceDaily (Apr. 20, 2011) — Those childhood music lessons could pay off decades later — even for those who no longer play an instrument — by keeping the mind sharper as people age, according to a preliminary … Continue reading

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