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INFOhio Loves Reading: Using Connected Texts to Inspire Empathy

Written by Emily Rozmus on Wednesday, 31 January 2018. Posted in Posts

February is Black History Month when the African American people and events that are part of the American story are celebrated and remembered. During this month, educators have an opportunity to teach children about the African American experience. These lessons are the perfect platform to introduce, model, and cultivate empathy. One of the best ways to teach children to understand the feelings and thoughts of others is by using picture books in the classroom.