by Storyteller Laura Simms
In schools, racial violence often stems from learned bias. Listening to one another is an antidote to the gap between people and transforms bias into deep concern and creative change.
- Have you ever been misunderstood? Has someone either assumed something about you or misread what you said or did? Can you tell about that experience?
- What do you think happens when we know something about another person’s life that engages us with empathy or interest (especially if only moments before we had decided he or she was not a good person?)
- What is the difference between listening to a story and reading a story?
- School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School and Gender by Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor
- Crossing Cultures
- Education and Life Lessons
- Stereotypes and Discrimination