Teaching Appreciation Week 2013

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  • http://marketingland.com/our-challenge-for-2013-empathetic-social-media-29286
  • http://marketingland.com/our-challenge-for-2013-empathetic-social-media-29286
  • http://marketingland.com/our-challenge-for-2013-empathetic-social-media-29286
  • Teaching Appreciation Week 2013

    1. 1. Empathic EducationLenandlar SinghDepartment of Computer ScienceUniversity of GuyanaTeacher Appreciation Week(TAW 2013)
    2. 2. Thank you Teachers of the World!!!https://pinterest.com/pin/304415256032400784/The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.~Author Unknown
    3. 3. Our Calling!!!• What brought me to teaching?• What has kept me going?• What am I doing to improve theprofession and myself?• How do I think about my students?• If I had to change one thing, whatwould it be?• Is there a place for Empathy in Education?
    4. 4. EmpathyThe ability tounderstand andshare the feelingsof another
    5. 5. What is Empathic Education?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AO28CBROUJQ“…teaching kids to walk in the shoe ofothers…through immersion…”
    6. 6. What is Empathic Development?http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=l7AWnfFRc7g
    7. 7. Is there a place for Empathy inEducation?What do you think your/our studentsappreciate mostabout us/teachers?
    8. 8. What is Empathy?• Walking the shoe of others• The invisible hand• To empathise is to civilise; to civilize isto empathise• Need to become an extended family• Think of us an extended family –broaden sense of identity
    9. 9. Empathic Education ThroughSocial Media – “turning empathyinto action”•Asking•Listening•Responding•Understanding•Connecting[http://marketingland.com/our-challenge-for-2013-empathetic-social-media-29286]
    10. 10. Empathic Education ThroughSocial Media – “turning empathyinto action”• Asking - In social media and inperson, ask questions andlisten to the answers. Askunexpected questions. Askreal questions. Beinterested in what othershave to say. It not only createempathy, it gives you greaterknowledge about yourcustomers, how they feel andwhat they want.
    11. 11. Empathic Education ThroughSocial Media – “turning empathyinto action”• Listening - Not monitoring, butlistening. Hear what someone issaying and attempt tounderstand their point of view.When we listen without thegoal of adding our owncommentary or sellingsomething, we cannot help butfeel empathy.[http://marketingland.com/our-challenge-for-2013-empathetic-social-media-29286]
    12. 12. Empathic Education ThroughSocial Media – “turning empathyinto action”• Responding - Respond toquestions and comments —even angry ones — withhonesty and humanity. Letthe other person know thatyou understand andempathize with theirviewpoint, even if youdisagree.
    13. 13. Empathic Education ThroughSocial Media – “turning empathyinto action”• Understanding - You can’tsolve problems or evencreate great content foryour audience until youunderstand them. Putyourself in their shoes. Getto know them individually.Create personas to helpyou understand who theyare and what they need.
    14. 14. Empathic Education ThroughSocial Media – “turning empathyinto action”• Connecting - Humans crave realrelationships. Whenever youhave an opportunity, move therelationship forward —whether that means a Skypechat, an in-person dinner or acare package to the office. Overtime, empathy builds a rapportthat allows people to feelconnected to each other.[http://marketingland.com/our-challenge-for-2013-empathetic-social-media-29286]
    15. 15. Thank You all GreatTeachers!!!
    16. 16. Resources• http://www.scoop.it/t/empathic-education• http://marketingland.com/our-challenge-for-2013-empathetic-social-media-29286

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