On taking a point of view
Teaching Guidance for 14-16
Choose images, diagrams or text to promote noticing what's happening from a different viewpoint
Try out this poem, or something very like it, to support seeing a motion from a
non-obvious point of view.
'When Einstein was travelling to lecture in Spain,
He questioned a conductor time and again:
"It may be a while,"
He asked with a smile,
"but when does Madrid reach this train?" '
You might find this poem, or similar images or phrases, useful to help students re-imagine the world from different points of view.
Seeing the world from different points of view is something that will need practice – often lots of effortful practice.