…ppear to have little in common, are asked questions like “who is a stepparent?” and “who is lonely?” One by one, participants, young and old, of all different colors and backgrounds, step forward and join each other in new circles of inclusion. It’s a powerful reminder that there’s more that unites us than divides us.
…of a student and empathize with his or her experience. It is to notice when you are engaged or not. And to keep noticing when, where, and how your student has opportunities for critical thinking and problem solving, collaboration, powerful academic content, and learning about him or herself as a learner. This challenge is about empathy.