Mix It Up
Sit with someone new at lunch.
posted Oct 27, 2008
What if you ate the same thing every day? Same goes with who you eat lunch with at school. It’s great to have your favorites, but it’s also good to have some variety in your life.
November 13, 2008 :: Mix It Up at Lunch Day!
... But it can be done at anytime. Ideally, it’s not just an event, it’s a change in attitude.
Check out Teaching Tolerance’s materials and information for getting students to cross social boundaries and broaden their community of friends. You can order free brochures, and posters, stickers, and flyers can be downloaded directly from their website.
Teaching Tolerance was established in 1991 as a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, an internationally renowned organization dedicated to fighting hate and promoting tolerance. Its mission is to help educators bring tolerance into the classroom, and it does this brilliantly by providing them with free, high-quality classroom materials on tolerance and diversity, including a semiannual magazine, multimedia kits, and handbooks.
Find more classroom activities fromTeaching Tolerance including their Best of the 2007-2008 School Year selection. You can also sign up for their free newsletter.
The above resources accompany the October/November 2008 YES! Education Connection Newsletter
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