In memoriam George Floyd and victims of Authoritarian Violence
"It can be dangerous" was the reply of a child when we asked why they said they wouldn't do anything if they saw someone hurt a friend.
Yes, it can be dangerous, very good. But what else could you do? After a bit of thinking, they remembered they could call a grown-up. And they became happy knowing a new way of being a Hero. We hope when the time comes, they'll remember it.
The case of George Floyd and all cases of Authoritarian Violence, are more terrible than most because authorities are...
Hero Workout Game
What wanting to become a superhero does to kids
ABC, one of the main Spanish newspapers, published this very interesting interview (original in Spanish) by Laura Peralita of Manuel Antonio Fernández, a Spanish neuropediatrician which I've taken the liberty of providing here in English. The bold highlights are mine to enable fast reading if you wish.
Harnessing the power of kids passion for superheroes is a powerful way to communicate and get them to reflect on being a Hero: being strong, being brave and most of all, being kind to others.
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