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Compassion Deficit Disorder – Its Causes and What We Can Do About It

Diane E. Levin, professor of early childhood education at Wheelock College in Boston, has coined a new term called “Compassion Deficit Disorder” to describe children who act without empathy or regard for others.  She uses descriptions from teachers to detail … Continue reading

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The Magic of Picture Book Read-Alouds to Promote Community Building

Two of my favorite books to share at the beginning of the year are Whoever You Are by Mem Fox and All the Colors of the Earth by Sheila Hamanaka.  Both books celebrate the diversity of our world.  Beautifully illustrated, … Continue reading

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