My teacher is a baby!
Recently, the violence prevention program ‘Roots of Empathy’ officially launched in Switzerland. Four primary schools in Zurich have adopted this pedagogy aimed at better understanding the feelings of others, and thus at significantly reducing assaults and harassment at school. Pilot schools have already committed to a 3-year trial period.
Check out this mind-blowing video from neuroscientist Vilayanur Ramachandran that explains what happens in our brains and bodies when we feel empathy.