Perspective taking activities have been shown to yield a number of positive effects for students across disciplines. In this article, the authors provide two ready-to-teach lessons plans that encourage perspective taking through research, critical thinking, and creativity. By asking students to view history through the eyes of the people who lived it, these activities help students think deeply and creatively about social studies content.
Cole, William Gary and Padgett, Gary
"Through their eyes: Perspective taking activities for social studies classes,"
The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies: Vol. 79
, Article 2.
Available at: https://thekeep.eiu.edu/the_councilor/vol79/iss2/2
Curriculum and Instruction Commons, Educational Methods Commons, Elementary Education Commons, Elementary Education and Teaching Commons, Junior High, Intermediate, Middle School Education and Teaching Commons, Pre-Elementary, Early Childhood, Kindergarten Teacher Education Commons, Secondary Education Commons