Care and Compassion: Empathy for Others
Spotlight On Social and Emotional Learning
Empathy is the ability to perceive and imagine the feelings, thoughts, and experiences of others. It is a powerful social tool that helps us connect with others and act with compassion and morality. This book guides readers through strategies for identifying and understanding the emotions of others. Ways of expressing empathy are explored through real-life examples and primary sources. Descriptions of familiar situations encourage readers to seize everyday opportunities for practicing empathy and developing their own social awareness.