Besides being surprised by the severe reactions of some of the blue-eyed adults in this experiment, it was especially shocking and slightly scary to see how quickly elliott's third grade class picked up on her premise of segregation and rolled with it.
A class divided this is a video that tells a story on racial issues and stereotyping in 1968 martin luther king was assassinated in 1968 martin luther king was assassinated a third grade teacher by the name of jane elliott noticed immediately that her children in the classroom, started to outwardly show their frustration. On april 5th, 1968, a teacher in riceville, iowa named jane elliot conducted an experiment with her third grade class that dealt with the concept of discrimination and was documented in peters’ 1985 ‘a class divided.
A class divided: an attention grabbing lesson on prejudice and racism 03/11/2011 by jared dees teaching about prejudice and racism calls for more than just direct instruction and lecture.
After watching this experiment i realized that we are the reason people are divided the way we act towards other separates us if we didn't draw these invisible lines between others we wouldn't of ever had these division between people. A free online pbs documentary called a class divided takes a look at a two-day experiment conducted by a third-grade teacher, jane elliot, in iowa the day after martin luther king jr was shot, jane elliot knew that merely telling and preaching to her third-graders against discrimination wasn’t enough.
Reaction to a class divided pbs frontline: a class divided the front line video “a class divided” is located at this website for online viewing. The class divided special solved a 32 yr old mystery for me i was a first grade student in a parochial school in the inner-city of nyc in 1970 - 1971 my very young, inexperienced, harsh, and psychologically disturbed first grade teacher attempted the class divided lesson on my class and it completely backfired.
After watching the video “a class divided”, write a 3-4 page reaction paper in which you include the information listed below the paper is to be done in apa style with a title page and reference section.
Kiana stinney | a class divided | reactionary paper | | period 1 | 5/16/2013 | watching a class divided really brought along a lot of different feelings first and foremost i learned from watching the kid’s scene that you work better when you feel better and when you feel confident. Pbs frontline a class divided http www org wgbh pages shows the front line video is located at this website for online viewing after watching write 3 4 page reaction.