30 Days to Empathy | Teachers' Lounge CLASSIC
Today on the show: we’re revisiting a Teachers’ Lounge classic. It’s our chat from 2020 with Chicago Public Schools teacher Jay Rehak.
He and his students at Whitney Young High School have written over a dozen books together. Jay pioneered the idea of “class-sourced novels” where he writes books with his students. The first one was published in 2014 called "30 Days to Empathy." We talked about why empathy is his life’s mission, his other books, and much more!
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