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Empathy+Resilience in the Classroom

Transform your classroom by building a culture of oracy among students. Join us for this 60-minute webinar as host Heather Fuller and special guest Luke Zamperini discuss cultivating purposeful talk based on the ultimate story of resilience, the YA version of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.

After viewing, explore the free resources on this page to help you deliver these valuable techniques in your classroom.

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The Unbroken Curriculum: Purposeful Conversation

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Our friends at SHARE partnered with Heather Fuller, developer of The Unbroken CurriculumTM, to create a 90-minute course that will help you bring valuable teaching techniques around oracy and meaningful dialog about resilience and hope into your classroom.

You can also access free lesson plans based on Chapter 1 of Unbroken, which can be implemented in an in-person, blended, or distance learning environment!

Get Your Copy of Unbroken Today!

Visit to get your copy of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.

In this captivating and lavishly illustrated young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a former Olympian’s courage, cunning, and fortitude following his plane crash in enemy territory. This adaptation of Unbroken introduces a new generation to one of history’s most thrilling survival epics.

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The Unbroken CurriculumTM

Teacher and students sitting around a table
The Unbroken Curriculum chronicles the incredible life of Louis Zamperini, a troubled youth turned U.S. Olympic runner, World War II bombardier, and POW survivor. The curriculum’s immersive teaching methods are designed to bring every student into the conversation, to participate in a learning environment that models hope, resilience, belonging, and purpose.

Educating the Whole Student.
Academically, Socially, Emotionally

This new learning experience teaches students to overcome adversity and resolve interpersonal conflicts by exploring and analyzing every life-changing aspect of Louis Zamperini’s incredible life.

This is a curriculum that has come into our district and just caught on fire!

Dr. Jeremy Glenn
Granbury, Texas ISD Superintendent

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About Our Partners


Heather Fuller is an innovative high school educator who encourages students to think creatively. Cultivating a culture of oracy, she leads students down the path of finding their own “voice.” After nearly a decade in education, Heather knows that empowered students, with a globalized perspective, are world changers. As a graduate from UT Austin, Heather utilizes her unique background (Radio-TV-Film; U.S. Latino & Latin American media studies) to carefully curate lessons that highlight geography visually and through a narrative-based, humanistic lens.

Heather also has such a love and passion for humanitarian-based lessons in the classroom. Through her experience, she has found bridging education and student awareness of global events is incredibly impactful, especially when done with creative activities that focus on real-world based projects, curricula, or micro lessons. This is the heart and soul behind her own freelance, educational site, FullMeetsWorld.


The Louis Zamperini Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to transform the lives of young people through character-building instruction and self-discovery: with the goal to provide hope, instill resilience and demonstrate forgiveness, while developing compassion and empathy for others. Visit and to learn more.


Penguin Random House Education strives to inspire teaching and learning through outstanding books. It is part of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade book publisher, dedicated to its mission of nourishing a universal passion for reading by connecting authors and their writing with readers everywhere. Visit to learn more.


SHARE is the Source for Help, Advancement, and Renewal for Educators. The team works with designers, teachers, and experts to create professional learning courses that are a catalyst for conversation and growth in local learning communities. Each school has its unique challenges, and SHARE provides curated resources and specific guidance for educators, students, and administrators to create safe, productive classrooms. Visit to learn more.