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. Elliott divided her class by the color of their eyes, marked them with armbands and proceeded to treat one group as if superior in capabilities to the other the superior students performed better than they ever had before, while the inferior students' performance dropped. Directed by william peters with charlie cobb, jane elliott, martin luther king, judy woodruff an expanded edition of william peters's classic study of the unique eye-color lesson in prejudice and discrimination taught by iowa schoolteacher jane elliott. The director was struck by the existence of two totally different worlds on opposite sides of the street the post screening q&a included director marc levin, as well as some of the kids featured in the film the post screening q&a included director marc levin, as well as some of the kids featured. A class divided is a 1985 episode of the pbs series frontlinedirected by william peters, the episode profiles the iowa schoolteacher jane elliott and her class of third graders, who took part in a class exercise about discrimination and prejudice in 1970 and reunited in the present day to recall the experience.
1-16 of 193 results for class divided a class divided, then and now, expanded edition sep 10, 1987 by william peters paperback $2070 $ 20 70 $2300 prime. According to jane elliot herself, in an interview for a frontline documentary called a class divided, her lesson plan for april 5, 1968 changed the night of april 4, 1968 after she heard that reporter talking she stated. The middle class are divided into three parts: the upper middle class, the mid-middle class and the lower middle class what divides us all is, the amount of money we make however, we count on each other to survive. A class divided is a fascinating story that will help the reader gain a new and invaluable perspective on the immediate power of an authority figure over a group and the tendency of both children and adults to accept established opinions.
Chelsea mason march 11, 2010 cmst 10 jane elliot held a very interesting experiment for a lesson in discrimination she divided her class of third graders into brown-eyes and blue-eyes and made certain rules for each group. Homework 1 due jan 17, 2017 frontline a class divided - an elementary teacher teaches tolerance and observes discrimination and shows how easy it is to instill feelings of dislike and inequality. The students' reunion and the session with adult corrections workers were covered in peters' recent emmy-award winning documentary, a class divided this new edition of a class divided expands significantly on the material covered in both documentaries. A class divided is a documentary about a teacher named jane elliot who teaches her students about racism first hand she divides the students into two groups, the blue eyes, and the brown eyes.
A class divided could be very helpful on an individual level for personal reflection it would be equally useful for discussion in teacher training classes and for professional development workshops for members of the helping professions―janice hale-benson, young children. After watching the video a class divided, there are a few things that jumped out at m the questionable ethics of the experiment and the blatant discrimination that occurred was used as a learning tool the use of these questionable methods were an attempt to illuminate a dark area of social learning an understanding while [. Watch full-length episodes of pbs documentary series frontline for free a class divided - the day after martin luther king, jr was killed, a teacher in a small town in iowa tried a daring.
A class divided is a documentary about a teacher named jane elliot who teaches her students about racism first hand she divides the students into two groups, the blue eyes, and the brown eyes for the first day, the brown eyed children are not able to go to recess, or lunch at the same time as the rest of the children. Sign in - google accounts. 'a class divided' exposes that discrimination doesn't just go to the extent to the color of skin, culture or ethnicity, but discrimination can fall into any physical characteristics, social status, having a developmental disability, simply being a woman, and in this case the color of your eyes.
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 smarter, nicer, neater, and better than those with brown eyes throughout the day, elliott praised them and allowed them privileges such as a taking a. Class divide, a fascinating documentary by marc levin and daphne pinkerson, focuses on a macrocosm and a microcosm, both within the urban sprawl of new york city the macrocosm is the slice of manhattan known as west chelsea, which in the last decade has seen a real estate boom spurred in part by the success of the innovative urban park. The third time she taught the lesson, cameras were presentin this video segment from frontline: 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: appeasement and the road to munich, 1938 nov 1, 1988 by robert shepherd hardcover $371 (14 used & new offers) 5 out of 5 stars 2 divided world.
Documentary about class division and gentrification in the west chelsea neighborhood of new york city and its effects on public housing. A class divided: then and now chronicles elliott's courageous experiment and the life-altering impact it had on her students on the day after king's assassination, elliott segregated her class. A class divided season 3 episode 9 | 53m 5s one day in 1968, jane elliott, a teacher in a small, all-white iowa town, divided her third-grade class into blue-eyed and brown-eyed groups and gave.