Empathy Building Apps, Tools, and Resources That We Love
Are you looking for empathy building apps, tools, and resources that you can use with your students? If so, we have you covered. Check out our list below. Let us know if there are any that we missed.
Peppy Pals – Follow the adventures of four brave animal buddies and learn about emotions and friendship. This app helps children improve their emotional intelligence abilities. Download the app and join Sammy the horse, Eggy the dog, Izzy the owl, and Gabby the rabbit on an emotional rollercoaster ride in a colorful, exciting universe. Help them navigate through familiar experiences, play with them, or enjoy other mini games. Use PeppyPal to demonstrate empathy, social skills, and friendship to children in a controlled, fun environment.
Student Tracking System– This software program tracks bullying, bad behavior, good character, and sends alerts directly to educators and school administrators. This software was integrated with character education exercises that promote kindness, communication, cooperation, and friendship and include lessons and activities stressing empathy and conflict resolution skills for all students.
LearningBranch– LearningBranch is a soft skills assessment and training platform powered by AI and is used by frontline, customer-facing employees. The platform is built to reduce the time and cost required in the employee hiring process and improve users’ communication skills. The software’s assessment tools rapidly and accurately provide data related to job readiness for a potential employee. Some of the skills measured include empathy and active listening.
Social Adventures – Social Adventures is a self-contained resource to teach social skills and friendship. Developed for children between the ages of 3 and 13, it can be used to teach students how to initiate interactions, maintain interactions, negotiate, advocate, interpret non-verbal communication, negotiate personal space, and experience humor. The app includes over 80 activities that can be used in the classroom, on playdates, or at home. Each section has detailed parent tips to assist with understanding how to help children apply the skills they are learning. And if you’re not sure where to start, Social Adventures has a sample eight-week beginner program to get you off on the right foot.