Collapse mark as read re examining strategies

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Collapse Mark as Read RE: Examining Strategies Jennifer Schmieder Email this Author 10/11/2014 9:24:27 AM Modified:10/11/2014 9:26 AM Professor Morgan and class, Although I am pretty outspoken, I am not sure if I would have had Ms. Elliot’s courage to continue this exercise, knowing that my family would be affected. I do, however, agree with the principal. I suppose it would depend on the circumstances. Even that is unfair to say, implying that I would only act if it did not affect me directly. It is inspiring actions such as these that make their way into the history books and are the basis for raising awareness and change. Jennifer Collapse Mark as Read A Class Divided Ann Langley Email this Author 10/7/2014 5:26:00 PM
Professor Morgan and Class, I watched the clip of "A Class Divided" the children all had a very strong reaction to discrimination, some becoming very angry. The time period Jane Elliott conducted this experiment was turbulent, discrimination evident throughout the world. I am surprised she was not fired by the school for conducting such an experiment at that time. I also found a follow-up interview conducted in 2002, where the superintendent of schools had stated in a previous interview, he did not fire her as in "heart of hearts, I knew what she was doing was right, and I couldn't fire her for doing the right thing" (pbs.org 2012) The follow-up article discussed how Jane Elliott has continued to conduct the experiment around the world, always with the same results. She has been approached by several persons of color over the years, she has been thanked for the conducting the experiment, each stating it has affected their lives in some way. Jane Elliott states that there is still some anger in her hometown, approximately 20% of the population hold a grudge against her. Another teacher in the same town had to quit teaching some creative methods to address discrimination, as she did not want to be treated the same way Jane Elliott had been treated. Even when the experiment was conducted in 2002 in Scotland and Australia the results were the same, as when the experiment was first conducted in 1968. Very disappointing to learn we have not come farther in alleviating discrimination towards people of color. Ann DeVry University. (2014). Strategies. Week six lecture. Retrieved from A Class Divided. An Unfinished Crusade. An Interview with Jane Elliott. (2012). retrieved from Collapse Mark as Read Examining Strategies John Curry Email this Author 10/7/2014 7:36:38 PM Prof. Morgan and Class,
I cannot describe how amazed I was after watching these videos, Mrs. Elliot was amazing, brave, and truly a great teacher. When she performed her exercise with the children she had to be more cautious and restrain herself since children are more susceptible to emotional distress. Mrs. Elliot used a strategy called The Anti-Racism Approach where “The goals are not limited to improved interpersonal relations between people of different races, but include

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