With a classroom full of students, it’s natural to react based on the behaviors you see—but what’s happening below the surface? Approaching students with “compassionate curiosity” can help you become an investigator of why behaviors happen. By responding with empathy, you can unlock the potential in every student, even in stressful moments.
Hear from Kyle Redford and Amanda Morin, both educators and parents of students with learning and attention issues, to learn more about how you can start being compassionately curious—and how that mindset sparks empathy for all students.
(This video is part of Understood for Educators. Explore more resources to help support your students.)