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The game of three figures at Pierre Alviset college

Psychosocial skills for everyone at school, seminar organized by the education-health-citizenship committee on Thursday October 1, 2015 at the Boulle school (Paris 12°).

The game of three figures at Pierre Alviset college. Maxime Peaudeau, PE teacher at Pierre Alviset college (Paris 5°) presents the experimentation which took place around the game of three figures proposed by Serge Tisseron: training, implementation and assessment are discussed as well as future projects.

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the Game of 3 figures to college

the Game of 3 figures, CANOPÉ network of the Reims academy

online video on the CRDP website in Reims


the Game of 3 figures, CANOPÉ network of the Reims academy

online video on the CRDP website in Reims


Serge Tisseron – Game of Three Figures at school


Morning TV – Sciences: The game of three figures


univ-lemans – The empathy ship and the game of three figures

Link of the Umotion video – Video presentation of the 3 figures game – Three Figures Game: A tool to meet the objectives of kindergarteners – S.Tisseron – The Three Figures Game: A project for 3rd graders – The Game of Three Figures: The role of the teacher


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Show “Great good to you!” on France Inter on Tuesday March 19, 2024 with Serge Tisseron: Can we really learn empathy?