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Lisa commented on Compassion Education Corps

Hi again! As I reflect more on this project, another couple of questions come to mind re: working in other countries:

Regarding where "the innovation will be implemented" section above, one of the things I am most impressed with re: the Charter is the number of countries that have signed on.

Would it be possible for further expansion (in addition to the other countries listed here)? If so, where?


Lisa commented on Compassion Education Corps

Hi Marilyn!
Having been a fan of the Charter for years, and recently become involved with the Charter Women and Girls Sector, I am very excited about this proposal! Thinking about social media...

Is considered a form of Social Media? And could it be used in this initiative?


Lisa commented on Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest

Hi Jon and Compassion Games Team!

Once again, thank you for the important work you are doing! As I am continuing my research on compassion as part of my PhD dissertation, I came across this ebook: Einstein Never Used Flashcards" that I thought you all (and your followers!) might be interested in... Indeed, if we want to create a more compassionate world, it needs to begin with the children...playing compassionately!

From the book's description:

"In Einstein Never Used Flashcards highly credentialed child psychologists, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D., and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Ph.D., with Diane Eyer, Ph.D., offer a compelling indictment of the growing trend toward accelerated learning. It's a message that stressed-out parents are craving to hear: Letting tots learn through play is not only okay-it's better than drilling academics!

Drawing on overwhelming scientific evidence from their own studies and the collective research results of child development experts, and addressing the key areas of development-math, reading, verbal communication, science, self-awareness, and social skills-the authors explain the process of learning from a child's point of view. They then offer parents 40 age-appropriate games for creative play. These simple, fun--yet powerful exercises work as well or better than expensive high-tech gadgets to teach a child what his ever-active, playful mind is craving to learn."