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By Todd Diehl, nonviolence educator In the book InSideOut Coaching, Joe Ehrmann, esteemed high school football coach, outlines his method for teaching coaches to love themselves and players to love each other.  His lessons for sports apply easily to teaching as well, and the best lesson he offers is how to practice and model empathy for your students.… read more

Teaching Nonviolence by Building Community in the First Week of School

It’s time to go back to school! As Dr. Gabor Mate explains, “Educators should be in the emotional attachment business before they are in the academics business.” Before you can even think about teaching your students, you have to give them a reason to appreciate your class. In other words, students won’t care about what you teach until you… read more