Roots of Empathy: Changing the World Child by Child

Gordon, Mary.

The Experiment, New York. September 2009.

Thomas Allen, Toronto. September 2005.


Vancouver Dialogues

Produced by Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education

Chapter: "Bullies and Babies" by Mary Gordon. Pages 16-21.


Family Literacy in Canada : Profile of Effective Practices

Edited by Adele Thomas. Chapter: "Parenting and Family Literacy Centres of the Toronto

District School Board" by Mary Gordon, editions Soleil publishing inc., 1998.

Online Articles


'Empathic Civilization': Building A New World One Child At A Time

Gordon, Mary. The Huffington Post, February 18, 2010.

Journal Articles


Program Integrity, Controlled Growth Spell Success for Roots of Empathy

Gordon, Mary and Letchford, Donna. Education Canada, Vol. 49, No. 5, Fall 2009: pages 52-56

Reprinted with permission by Education Canada.


Seeds of Empathy, Learning to Relate and Learning to Read

Gordon, Mary and Letchford, Donna. Canadian Children: Journal of the Canadian Association for Young Children, Vol. 33, No. 2, Fall 2008: pages 4-7.


Roots of Empathy: Changing the World, Child by Child

Gordon, Mary and Green, Joan. Education Canada Vol. 48, No. 2, Fall 2008: page 34-36.


Roots of Empathy: responsive parenting, caring societies

Gordon, Mary. The Keio Journal of Medicine 2003, Vol 52, No. 4 pages 236-243.


Roots of Empathy

Gordon, Mary. Canadian Children . Vol. 26 No.2 Fall 2001.


Home is Where the Start is

Gordon Mary. Education Canada Vol. 39, No. 4, Winter 2000: pp 44-47.


Roots of Empathy Program

Gordon, Mary. IM Print, Vol. 27, Spring 2000.


Readiness to Learn

Gordon, Mary. Linking Research to Practice Spring 2000: p 24.


The Roots of Empathy

Gordon, Mary. Community Stories. Caledon Institute of Social Policy, June 1999.


Readiness to Learn

Gordon, Mary. Literacy Works Vol. 3, No. 3, Spring 1992: pp 1-3.



Roots of Empathy : Building a More Caring and Peaceful Society, Classroom by Classroom

Gordon, Mary. Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace website ( Annual Conference for Peace Education, November 2003.


From Lullabies to Literacy: Building Foundations for Learning

Foreword by Mary Gordon. Macaulay Child Development Centre, 2002.


Program Stimulates 'Roots of Empathy' in the Classroom

Gordon, Mary. Canada's Children Child Welfare League of Canada, Fall 1999.