Inspiring and Elevating Empathy With Empatico
Participate and share : Poster
Sunday, November 29, 12:30–1:30 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Explore bringing virtual connections to your classroom in an engaging, intentional and powerful manner. Catch a glimpse of an Empatico connection between a classroom in the United States and Serbia. Authentic learning activities presented will demonstrate how students practiced interpersonal skills critical for building cross-cultural relationships in life.
|Audience:||Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Google Docs|
|Subject area:||Social studies|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
|Disclosure:||The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session|
|Influencer Disclosure:||This session includes a presenter that indicated a “material connection” to a brand that includes a personal, family or employment relationship, or a financial relationship. See individual speaker menu for disclosure information.|
Use digital tools to connect with learners inside and outside of their classroom by establishing virtual exchanges with a partner classroom.
Apply research to help create meaningful experiences and positive perceptions among children around the world. Spark curiosity for learning more about the world.
Inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the digital world.
Explore Empatico Skills through activities to help students navigate intercultural experiences with curiosity, kindness, and respect.
Design authentic learner-driven activities and environments for all students.
Facilitate learning with technology to support student agency and achievement.
Explore everything needed to build meaningful connections through video exchanges: a partner classroom, activity plans, built-in video, messaging, and scheduling tools.
Participants will demonstrate understanding by sharing one activity that they would like to try with a partner classroom using Padlet.
Inspiring and Elevating Empathy with Empatico
Introduction 1 minute
Padlet: Share what empathy means to you. 3 minutes
Overview of Empatico 3 minutes
Process for starting virtual exchanges
Choose a partner class
Chat with your partner teacher
Share a photo or video of your class
Schedule your exchange
Prepare for your exchange with an Empatico activity
Check out Empatico’s Teacher Resources
for tips and mini-lessons
Video chat with your partner class
Share Empatico Experience 5 minutes
Get to Know You Activity
Ways We Play Activity
School Tour Activity
Everyday Energy Activity
Art from the Heart Activity
Virtual Connection and audience participation 10 minutes
with Marina St-Mirčić (my partner teacher) in Serbia
Padlet: Share one activity/approach you would 3 minutes
like to accomplish with your partner classroom-
Discussion 5 minutes
* I will stay for a while after the presentation to chat with participants that would like more information.
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