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Archive for the month “May, 2012”

Teens to join debate on role of empathy and compassion in society – Empathy and Compassion in Society

Teens to join debate on role of empathy and compassion in society – Empathy and Compassion in Society.

The school where kids can build dens | Rethinking Childhood

The school where kids can build dens | Rethinking Childhood.

Children Full of Life (1 of 5) – YouTube

Children Full of Life 1 of 5 – YouTube.

“In the award-winning documentary Children Full of Life, a fourth-grade class in a primary school in Kanazawa, northwest of Tokyo, learn lessons about compassion from their homeroom teacher, Toshiro Kanamori. He instructs each to write their true inner feelings in a letter, and read it aloud in front of the class. By sharing their lives, the children begin to realize the importance of caring for their classmates.”

Follow the links on YouTube to episodes 2 to 5.

Letters: A culture of premature sexualisation | Society | The Guardian

Letters: A culture of premature sexualisation | Society | The Guardian.

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