Weekly Tribes – Perception and Transmission of Information

This strategy involves interpreting a picture that can be seen as two distinct images, depending on one’s perspective. You can also Google “eye puzzles” and find more examples, some very simple, for younger children. Per the description on the page, this strategy is especially effective in understanding different points of view. It can lead to discussions about discrimination and stereotyping as well. Want to make it more than just a picture? Take an excerpt from a story, or make up your own dialogue and see what different interpretations your students come up with. The lesson here is to ask questions, reflect, understand…before making an assumption. Tie into playground / conflict issues your students may be experiencing.