Resources

Diversity Game #1
Tell the group how your life has been affected by people with physical disabilities.

Diversity Game #2
Tell the group about a tradition or cultural value that is particularly important to you. Why?

Diversity Game #3
Tell the group what you could do to improve the attitude of family and friends toward members of other cultural or race groups.

Diversity Game #4
Ask the group what special days or public holidays they think are most important and why?

Diversity Game #5
Ask the group members how they feel about belonging to your racial or ethnic group in this country today.

Diversity Game #6
Tell the group how your life has been affected by jokes that are made about your cultural or ethnic group.

Diversity Game #7
Ask the group what they do when they hear racial or ethnic jokes.

Diversity Game #8
Pretend that I gave a piece of candy to every other person in the room. You did not get a piece. How would you feel?

Diversity Game #9
Tell the group about a time you felt really proud of yourself and your heritage.

Diversity Game #10
Tell the group what the major issues are that you have had to face about your heritage, and how you feel about them.

Diversity Game #11
Ask the group members how they think you handle criticism.

Other Resources on Diversity:

Something In Common
Meet some of the teachers and students from UNC-TV's original, award-winning production. The Web site also has a Teacher's Guide available for download and discussion questions to use with classes.

Focus On...Diversity
Meet some of North Carolina's researchers and activists for different cultures, faiths and ways of thinking.

P.O.V. BORDERS
A virtual environment that explores the borders in our lives; challenging commonly held ideas about individual, cultural, communal, and geographic boundaries.

Other PBS Web sites with diversity materials for teachers:

Immigration Oral Histories
Identify community members who might contribute to a living history project on immigration.

Latinos In America
Identify state-by-state patterns in Latin American immigration and the challenges faced by recent Latino immigrants to the U.S.

You Have To Live In Somebody Else's Country To Understand
Through poetry and class discussion, students begin to appreciate the challenges faced by new immigrants in their area.