Warum unser konventionelles Verständnis von Empathie problematisch ist und wie Empathie als Praktik unsere Lehre verbessern kann. / Original English version: On doing empathy.
Acknowledging our vulnerability as teachers by addressing difficulties in class openly is a powerful strategy for connection and learning.
In this piece, I elaborate on how the concepts of Radical Acceptance, the “trust-default”, and the distinction between personal and professional expectations helped me to improve and feel better about my teaching and get a better understanding for what I think unconditionality in teaching should entail.
In this entry, I look into Alfie Cohn's concept of unconditional parenting, which has influenced my thinking about Unconditional Teaching.
Why our usual thinking about empathy is flawed and how empathy as practice will improve our teaching. / Deutsche Version: Empathisch handeln (statt empathisch sein)