So how do we teach students to master a skill that’s rooted in emotion instead of fact?Visual stimulation really helps students—anything where they can see, hear and experience what’s happening with other people. It helps drive home themes that are connected to social and emotional learning, including diversity, respect and social intelligence.At Milton Hershey School, our pre-K to 12th grade students are learning how to be empathetic in and out of the classroom through creative activities that teach them to manage emotional and social situations. Take a look at five ways to instill empathy in students of all grade levels.1. Colored paper exercise...2. Movie clips...3. Role play exercise...4. Kindness campaign..5. Positive messages..


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