A Lesson in Perspective Taking

In her book Mind in the Making, Ellen Gallinsky highlights the importance of “perspective taking” one of the sevenĀ essential lifeĀ skills that all childrenĀ need to be taught. I read a story recently that highlighted this important lesson… A Man Pushed His Wife to Save Himself from a Sinking Ship A cruise ship met with an accidentContinue reading “A Lesson in Perspective Taking”

Life Skills: The Benefit of Perspective Taking

In the book Mind in the Making, Ellen Galinsky shares seven important life skills that children need to be taught: Focus and Self Control Perspective Taking Communicating Making Connections Critical Thinking Taking on Challenges Self-Directed, Engaged Learning There is a common misconception that life skills are picked up by children as they go through life.Continue reading “Life Skills: The Benefit of Perspective Taking”