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Think Discuss Respond: “A Classroom Divided”

DESCRIPTION: “A Classroom Divided” is based on the experiment by Jane Elliot. Find a clip from the documentary below and the entire doc here. In response to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. over thirty years ago, Jane Elliott devised the controversial and startling, “A Classroom Divided” exercise. This, now famous, exercise labels participants […]

March 8th, 2012|Central, Videos|0 Comments

Think Discuss Respond: Thinking through Xenophobia and Stereotypes

Thinking through Xenophobia and Stereotypes ACTION: Have you or someone you know had the experience of being stereotyped? What happened? JOIN: Get involved with “Giving Out Change”. To find out more about this project, click here. WHAT WE SAID: see what, we, West Humber Collegiate Institute (WHCI) youth had to say: “I think that it […]

March 1st, 2012|Blog, Central|0 Comments

Think Discuss Respond: Thinking Through Difference

Thinking Through Difference “Shadeism” DESCRIPTION: “Shadeism” is an introduction to the issue of shadeism, the discrimination between lighter and darker skin colouring that exists within members of the same community. Through the perspectives of five women- all of colour – the film takes us into the thoughts and experiences of each. Overall the documentary explores […]

February 16th, 2012|Central, Videos|0 Comments