From Time: At a public school in Toronto, 25 third- and fourth-graders circle a green blanket and focus intently on a 10-month-old baby with serious brown eyes. Baby Stephana, as they call her, crawls toward the center of the blanket, then turns to glance at her mother. “When she looks back to her mom, we know she’s checking in to see if everything’s cool,” explains one boy, who is learning how to under­stand and respond to the emotions of the baby — and to those of his class­mates — in a program called Roots of Empathy (ROE). · Go to How to Depro­gram Bullies: Teaching Kind­ness 101 →