Visual word banks help identify emotions and needs.
Developing emotional literacy increases self-awareness, emotional regulation and empathy. Learning universal human needs creates common ground as a starting point for peaceful problem solving.
A simple framework organizes story.
Understanding story structure improves sequencing, consequential thinking, comprehension and academic achievement. Embedded leadership concepts teach the process of collaborative problem solving.
Empathic listening creates connection.
Giving the gift of our full attention and retelling someone’s story grows understanding, perspective and empathy. Deeply connecting with another human being’s experience in this way helps us use kind, calm communication to find win-win solutions without resorting to violence.