A class divided data documents jane elliot's initiation of an exercise with her class to teach them about discrimination by separating the class into blue-eyed and brown-eyed pupils and treating one group more favorably than the other. Strong, effective and ethical lessons that phrase came to my mind when i watched the video, a class divided, about education experiment to teach stereotyping, prejudice and they developed prejudice against another blue eyes or brown eyes depending on who was on top for the day. By jordan nickels | how do you teach white students about discrimination and racism the day after martin luther king jr was killed, a small town iowa teacher named jane elliott prepared an experiment for her class this lesson was called blue eyes/brown eyes, where she would treat her. The blue eyed people get 5 extra minutes of recess, while the brown-eyed people have to stay in is a portion from the 1985 pbs frontline documentary a class divided which features the abc footage as well as clips of a class reunion blue eyes/brown eyes. Complete summary of william peters' a class divided: students with brown eyes were considered superior to those with blue eyes elliott turned the tables by giving the blue-eyed students privileges and making the brown-eyed students second class citizens.
One saturday a few weeks ago, while having a documentary mini-marathon on my couch, i came across a class divided what it showed was so fascinating she divided the students into blue-eyed and brown-eyed groups on the first day, blue-eyed people were superior. Blue eyed - a society divided posted on may 11 in her third degree class of students to illustrate the differences in society, they are divided into blue-eyes and brown-eyes the blue-eyed are told to put on a collar. A class divided, then and now, expanded edition this new edition of a class divided continues the story of jane elliott and her sixteen third-graders of 1970 blue eyes/brown eyes exercise jane elliott 49 out of 5 stars 13 paperback. A class divided 1: the daring lesson a class divided,elliott divides her class into two groups those with blue eyes and those with brown eyes and discriminates against those with brown eyes. A class divided is a 1985 episode of the pbs series frontline ms elliott began a two-day blue eyes/brown eyes exercise to reinforce the unfairness of discrimination and racism: students with blue eyes were given preferential treatment. Eventbrite - shawnee mission east high school: diversity/inclusion committee presents a class divided: jane elliott and the 'brown eyes, blue eyes' exercise - thursday, february 16, 2017 at shawnee mission east high school, prairie village, ks find event and ticket information.
Blue eyes-brown eyes exercise: spouse(s) a class divided was turned into a pbs frontline documentary in 1985 and included a reunion of the schoolchildren featured in the eye of the storm, for which elliott received the hillman prize. American schoolteacher jane elliott invented the concept of diversity training in response to racial tension in 60s america she told the blue-eyed children that they were superior to their brown-eyed classmates, and she told the brown-eyed. Brown eyes, blue eyes the experiment was turned into a film called a class divided access to the new jungle gym, and 5 minutes extra at break times the brown-eyed children were denied these privileges and made to sit at the back of the room. The blue eyes-brown eyes exercise, and its underlying thinking, is also the coin of the realm among leaders in government, philanthropy and higher education pbs in 1985 aired its own jane elliott documentary, a class divided. This is a documentary about a very brave lesson an iowa 3rd-grade teacher gave to teach her class about racism she later went on to do the same experiment with. Find jane elliott diversity training videos including blue eyed, class divided, eye of the storm, angry eye, eye opener, stolen eye & indecently exposed free previews.
Elliott divided her class by eye color -- those with blue eyes and those with brown on the first day, the blue-eyed children were told they were. In the documentary, a class divided filmed in 1970, a third grade teacher in iowa named jane elliot did something that i felt was so amazing, during a time.
T it -jane elliott the class of third graders are told that blue-eyed people are smarter and better than brown-eyed people blue-eyed jane elliott's controversial classroom experiment on racism is a portion from the 1985 pbs frontline documentary a class divided which. Elliott has gone on to lead students and employees of corporations in her blue eyes/brown eyes exercise many years after the experiment jane elliott held a class reunion a class divided - the frontline documentary. Blue eyes/brown eyes: a class divided a class divided basics hypothesis methods results it should be noted that later tests done on the children elliot ran this experiment on over the years (approximately 450 kids), performed by the university of northern iowa, showed that they were. Main blog jane elliott's blue eyes/brown eyes experiment on racism school teacher jane elliott wanted to teach her third-grade class about this was not a lesson in how kids will treat each other differently.