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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?

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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 Xocial.com considered a form of Social Media? And could it be used in this initiative?

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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."


https://books.google.com/books?id=9kP1XjUEa-IC&dq=the+need+for+play+and+compassion&lr=&source=gbs_navlinks_s