Jackson Westenskow

Jackson Westenskow is the High School Planning Liaison for the High Point High School Design Project at High Point Academy. He is a recipient of the 2017 Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grants.

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Teaching Empathy: It's More Than Fun and Games

Posted by Jackson Westenskow on November 6, 2017

Last week Facing History announced the two grand finalists for the 2017 Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grants! Jackson Westenskow from Aurora, Colorado and Catherine Epstein from Boston, Massachusetts will receive $2,500 to work with Facing History on promoting their lessons to teachers everywhere. Their lessons will debut this spring. In the meantime, read how Jackson Westenskow uses an innovative game to teach hard empathy to his students. And make sure to read about Catherine Epstein's project!

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Topics: Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grants

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