7 ways to teach perspective taking and stretch students’ empathy muscles

7 ways to teach perspective taking and stretch students’ empathy muscles

When children can grasp another’s perspective, they are more likely to be empathetic, anticipate the other’s behavior or thinking, handle conflicts peacefully, be less judgmental, value differences, speak up for those who are victimized, and act in ways that are more helpful, comforting, and supportive of others.