Breaking Down Invisible Walls

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Social boundaries and cultural understandings are a major element of our adolescent development. Help your learners become aware of the "invisible walls" they create and that exist not only in their own school, but also in the world community as a whole, and how in all our differences we can work to find shared interests and a common ground.

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Pros

  • Engaging activity where students can interact and be mobile
  • Assignment to observe and collect data from school community
  • Relevant issue for middle and high schoolers
Cons

  • Acknowledging social cliques in the school environment and observing student groupings may require a great deal of sensitivity and discretion for your particular classroom
  • Learners should be provided with an overview of Jerusalem's cultural and religious diversity before being presented with videos