Posts tagged empathy
Discussing Hard Topics With Students: Facing Painful or Polarizing Subjects

Talking about serious subjects in class can be difficult and fraught with tension. But not talking about it leaves another kind of destruction and insensitivity in its wake. So how do we approach these difficult, uncomfortable, unfamiliar, potentially emotionally dangerous conversations with our students? How do we make room for the pain or fear our students might be experiencing around these events?

Read More