…safe is not about the rules – it’s about how the youngsters feel inside.
“Empathy can’t be taught, but it can be caught,” Gordon often says – and not just by children. “Programmatically my biggest surprise was that not only did empathy increase in children, but it increased in their teachers,” she added. “And that, to me, was glorious, because teachers hold such sway over children.”
Fighting Bullying With Babies - NYTimes.com
Fascinating and intriguing studies and article.