Empathy and Understanding in Education

Courtesy of the Hebrew University School of Education

November 8th 2015, Researcher Judah Koller is the assistant director of The Hebrew University's new Autism Center and an Assistant Professor in the School of Education. His blog piece in the Times of Israel, highlights a recent classroom exercise which underscored the need for empathy and understanding in special education to the next generation of educators. His heartwarming piece allows us to experience what it is like to be in someone else's shoes and how to better ourselves in our own comfortable pair.