This is part of a series of inquiry-based provocations for essential elements of the PYP and the Learner Profile. For more, click here.
Sometimes it seems like our world today is overcome with notions of in-group/out-group. But what if we can help our students find their common ground? This week’s provocation is centered on the PYP attitude of tolerance, which involves “work[ing] towards feeling sensitivity towards differences and diversity in the world and being responsive to the needs of others.”
Resource #1: Us Vs Them: Immigration, Empathy, & Psychology via The Kid Should See This
Resource #2: Charter for Compassion by Ben Kaufman
Resource #3: Day & Night by Pixar
Resource #4: What is Public Life?
Resource #5: Most People by Michael Lennah & Jennifer E. Morris
- What does it mean to have tolerance?
- What is the connection between tolerance and empathy?
- How does tolerance impact a diverse community? How does tolerance impact a community that seems alike?
- What is our responsibility to cultivate tolerance?
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