Compassion is demonstrated by heroes from across the globe in these featured films, art and stories. Caring, giving, and reaching across divides to make life better for someone else is at the core of the character trait of compassion. Meet remarkable heroes through these films, art and stories, and create a dialogue with your students on the importance of practicing more compassion in our daily lives.
Resources on Compassion for HIGH SCHOOL students
The heroes featured in these short films understand the healing power of compassion and they practice this through their actions.
This short film linked below, What if..., celebrates an the Illumination Foundation, who practices compassion to people in their greatest need.
A World War II Hero who smuggled over 2000 children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and worked to reunite them with their families whilst providing shelter for them.
Resources on Compassion for Middle School students
An American author and political activist who followed a unique path to success due to her disabilities.
Resources on Compassion for Elementary School students
Mother Teresa dedicated her life to caring for the poor in the slums of Calcutta and was recognised for her work with many awards and by the Catholic Church.
The MY HERO Character Series: Resources on Compassion, Courage, Kindness, Perseverance, Forgiveness and Social Justice.
We honor those who are caring, giving, and reaching across divides to make life better for someone else is at the core of the character trait of compassion. Please share your story about a hero you know who shows the power of compassion.
Sign the MY HERO guestbook and share your story.
Organizer created on 8/2/2019 6:27:09 PM by MY HERO Staff
Last edited 10/5/2021 1:31:07 PM by Laura Nietzer