- June 10 is #Empathy Day. Mark your calendars! There is a free live event and free resources offered by the Empathy Lab.
- Some ideas for Empathy Day celebrations: check out the free toolkit for elementary and secondary, take an empathy walk, join the live program, and read empathy themed books. Resources galore below!
#EmpathyDay is an exciting day bringing everyone together to celebrate and share empathetic examples. It is an incredible way to raise awareness and ultimately deepen our understanding of the power of empathy!
#EmpathyDay Celebration Ideas
#EmpathyDay is an exciting day bringing everyone together to celebrate and share empathetic examples. It is an incredible way to raise awareness and ultimately deepen our understanding of the power of empathy! Click To Tweet
Empathy Day School Toolkits
Order your free empathy day school digital toolkit! These toolkits are chock full of resources including displays, activities, communication guides, and more! You won’t be disappointed!
Taking an empathy walk provides us with the opportunity to imagine what it is like to walk in someone else’s shoes. As you walk, be sure to take in your surroundings and reflect on the experiences of those you encounter. Click here to see great examples of others’ empathy walks. Be sure to post pictures or your reflection of your empathy walk. Don’t forget to use the #EmpathyWalk hashtag![scroll down to keep reading]
Empathy Day LIVE
Participate in the Empathy Day LIVE program! Below is the live schedule for the day. There will be guest speakers of all ages, read alouds, draw alongs, empathy discussions, and more! Follow the whole day or select some experiences that fit your schedule. Just don’t miss out!
Read for Empathy
Build and develop empathy within your school through reading! Click here to review the 2021 Read for Empathy Guide. This free resource outlines books for all readers…primary, secondary, picture books, poetry, and more!
How are YOU celebrating #EmpathyDay? Please click here to share your ideas! I would love to hear them.
About Sari Goldberg McKeown
Sari Goldberg McKeown is a lifelong learner. She believes education is about who we teach, not just about what we teach. Sari is passionate about culture, relationships, and learning from each other. She believes in the power of being a connected educator. As educators, we are better together! Sari has served as an educator in many K-12 roles for over fifteen years, including classroom teacher, literacy specialist, mentor, supervisor, and coordinator. Currently, Sari serves as a central office administrator and remote learning principal on Long Island, New York.
She is the co-founder and co-moderator of the #Read2Lead Twitter chat and Voxer group, co-founder of #UnitedWeLearn, and series contributor on the #MentorRoundTable webinar series. She is also honored to be a part of the EdCamp Long Island planning team. Currently, Sari is a doctoral student in the Ed.D. Educational Administration and Supervision program at St. John’s University. Sari is a proud wife to third grade teacher, Bob, and bonus mom to three amazing children.