During this video, she used several techniques and examples of discrimination. They performed poorly in class, had trouble interacting with their fellows and accounted feeling bad about themselves. There are many ways, which will allow us to see to what extent Scotland is a divided society. Two of the children, who were good friends up until this day, got into a physical squabble. They may include such things as: arriving on time, mobile phone and computer use, eating and drinking in class, turn taking in discussions, reporting absence, not interrupting, etc.
A white child, with white parents is given better circumstances that a black child, with black parents. One of the blue-eyed children even said that he felt like a ruler as he was better and was thought to be more important. You are responsible for accuracy. In contrast, the inferior children behaved like such and performed very poorly on tests. The bell rings and I walk into the classroom closing the door behind me.
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They compared it to someone calling a black man the N-word. Each time I attempted to take this course, I dropped it due to a particular instructor style, or a boring set of literary materials. Black members of the blue-eyed group forcefully remind whites that they undergo similar stresses, not just for a few hours in a controlled experiment, but every day of their lives. Miss Elliot influenced the prejudices by using eye colour to turn the cases against one another. When the children were told that they were inferior, they became confused and believed that their day was going to be dreadful. This episode serves as a great example of concepts that I have learned in American government and politics.
And at the end of the week the teacher talked to the students about what happened and see how they liked getting the treatment they received. The United Sates, whose national dogma emphasizes equity and stresses that hard work leads to success, has one of the poorest social mobility ratings in the developed world Deparle. She also proves it can be unlearned. When being discriminated against, one feels hopeless. But when blue eyed Russell forgot his glasses the following day, it had to be because he has blue eyes, since Susan, whom has brown eyes, remembered her glasses.
His answer goes to show that responding with violence is ineffective and a waste of time and energy. They sat upright in their desks and paid attention to their teacher to prove to her that what she had just said was in fact true. On the next day, the activities were reversed and now the brown-eyed students were superior and blue-eyed children inferior. It seems that anytime there is a situation in which someone is viewed in a critical way, called out on those facts, and an opinion on those facts is expressed, it is a potential for discrimination. The second theory is elitism.
Unlike issues that many passionate individuals aren 't afraid to voice their opinions on such as racism, sexism, climate change, and marriage equality, the issue of class divide is like the elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about or address. She also said that the two groups were not allowed to play with each other. Throughout the day, Elliot continued to praise the blue-eyed children. When doing the card packs the first day the brown eyed children spent five and half minutes to go through the deck, while the superior blue eyed children spent only three minutes, the following day the superior group of brown eyed students took only two and a half minutes compared to the four minutes and eighteen seconds of the inferior blue eyed group. Moreover, when we would go into the city and we would see a person not of our race we were told to roll up the windows even with it being 100 outside we rolled up the windows and locked the door because we were told that people of all other races were bad and would rob rape or kill.
She wants us to see through the myth of white superiority. I was thinking about the mathematics class and how to apply the things I was learning to my life. She did this by dividing the children into two groups based on their eye colour; brown-eyed and blue-eyed. The day after Martin Luther King Jr. According to the thickness of sand fineness modulus is divided into 4 levels: coarse: fineness modulus is 3. Dissatisfied with the constitution's results, the working class of Russia followed the leadership of Father Georgii Gapon, an Orthodox priest. This implies that the children lived up to the stereotypes that their teacher ascribed to them.
She recruits the blue-eye children to support here and instigate the fictional behavioral deficiencies. It only takes the views of one person to alter another persons perception of the world around them. This film presents us with a different view on the color of someone's skin. Teachers play a huge role in how students are molded, especially at such a young age. How did we arrive at a point where the difference between being rich and poor is so drastic and where social mobility is so difficult? On a large podium the senators had a large box and sat on marble seating divided into fourteen sections. The desks are in rows, allowing for independent work, there is a reading corner with bean bags, there is a guided reading corner,… in American Sociological Review that comes to a different conclusion.
From this episode, I observed that the children who were once tolerant and lovable before the experiment, once deemed superior, they turned into being mean-spirited individuals. It can be your own company, a company from the resources at school, or one from the web. She broke the students into groups and told them one was blue eyes and one was brown eyes. After the experiment was over, the children agreed that it was not alright by any means to judge someone based on their skin color. I believe it builds great character and truly teaches them empathy and most importantly, what it feels like to walk in another mans shoes. For years we have been divided by the colors of our skin and our heritage.