Ask students to use a Flipgrid activity to share their empathy resolutions for the upcoming year, and how they want to care for themselves and others!
This activity supports the development of the following social-emotional skills: relationship skills, responsible decision-making, self-awareness, and social awareness.
Introduce students to the concept of empathy by explaining: “Practicing empathy consists of 1) considering another person’s point-of-view by “putting ourselves in their shoes,” 2) understanding and relating to their feelings, and 3) taking action to help them based on our understanding!”
Engage students in a discussion about practicing empathy. You might ask:
Invite students to create and share their empathy resolutions for the upcoming year. If you feel comfortable, invite them to post their resolutions in the community Flipgrid below (password: Empathy2022). Alternatively, you can post a private activity in your classroom’s space.
After students post their resolutions, encourage them to view others’ videos and leave supportive comments!