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‘I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse.’
This video from Save the Childeren has gone viral and rightly so. It's part of their Syria appeal and shows a young girl in London whose life is turned upside down when her city descends into civil war.
Moving, vibrant and shot through with the kind of energy that isn’t quite like anything else, City of God is not only a gripping, indecently entertaining thriller and a coming-of-age story but an intimate look at life in a Brazilian favela where children both reign over their world and are crushe
What exactly does it mean to be human? Andrew Martin, a Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge, is not himself. This becomes clear when he’s found walking naked through the manicured grounds of his own college, apparently having suffered amnesia or nervous breakdown brought on by overwork.
For eleven years, educator Catherine Cadden ran the bold experiment called TEMBA, a K-8 academic school based on the tenets of nonviolence and founded on the conviction that children who have the opportunity to practice peace in the classroom wouldn't just survive school - they'd thrive.
Educator Catherine Cadden makes the case for L.O.V.E. - Listening, Observing, Validating, and Empathizing - as an action that has the power to end violence, with real-life stories from her own experience.
An ex-journalist and social worker, Bernard Hare returns home to the East End of Leeds where he encounters Urban Grimshaw, a pre-pubescent glue-sniffing lad, and his group of friends who have dropped out of society and mainly live in a shed.
Philip Larkin once wrote, ‘Lonely in Ireland, since it was not home, strangeness made sense.’ When I read this book, I was travelling on business, something I was used to doing. I was also dealing with grief.
Let your child learn how to empathise with a biscuit. This is the story of a little bear-shaped biscuit who escapes into the kitchen in the middle of the night and bakes himself a circusful of friends.
Fix It Duck is an over enthusiatic DIY handy man, keen to help out his friends even when they dont want his help. He is quite lacking in empathy - so not a good teacher on that front.