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Latest Wave News & Events
October 22-25 - The Third Wave theater play, written by original teacher Ron Jones, will be produced by Arts' Options and Theater Space in Hong Kong, China
Learn more at the Arts' Options website and YouTube channel
October 24 - "Lesson Plan" documentary at Carmel International Film Festival, Carmel, CA
Original teacher Ron Jones, and original student and filmmaker Philip Neel, scheduled to attend
October 24 - "Lesson Plan" documentary at Utopia Film Festival, Greenbelt, MD
Orignal student Mark Hancock scheduled to attend
Jan. 30 through Mar. 22, 2015 "La Ola" play by Marc Montserrat Drucker in Madrid, Spain at Centro Dramatico Nacional
February, 2015 - "The Wave" play at Bharat Rang Mahotsav theater festival, Delhi, India
Mark Hancock visited 6 countries in 2015, speaking in schools and supporting theater plays as listed here
Mark is planning another Europe trip in 2015-2016 - email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
*** The "Lesson Plan" documentary
is now available to see online:
Amazon Movies and
(still working on the
DVD, collecting extras)
Several countries will be showing Lesson Plan
(click to see
(Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Israel,
contact us if you see one announced,
and we will list it here
News and Articles
the Third Wave"
- Peninsula Magazine, September, 1991, by Leslie Weinfield
history in the first person"
- The Guardian.co.uk, September 16, 2008,by Anthea Lipsett
Wave shows how to turn children into Nazis"
- London Sunday Times, August 31, 2008, by Jeff Dawson
Wave: the experiment that turned a school into a police state"
- The Telegraph.co.uk, September 5, 2008, by Sheila Johnston
- Spiegel Online, March 11, 2008, by Christian
'The Wave,' ex-teacher Ron Jones looks back"
- SFGate.com, January 30, 2010, by Sam Whiting
סרט: בחזרה לנחשול
Haaretz.co.il, April 4, 2011, by Rosenfeld
- Info on artiicle
Links to The Wave story resources
Catamount" school newspaper - before, during and after The Third Wave.
- Mentioned it briefly in one article on
April 7, 1967, middle of page 2 (pdf)
- "Third Wave presents inside look into Fascism" on
April 21, 1967, page 3 (pdf)
- "The Games People Play..." article on Jones' later
classroom experiments, Catamount, December 8, 1967,
pages one and seven (pdf)
- "Society is Sterile" interview with Ron Jones,
Catamount, March 4, 1970, pages
- "Hassling" - the book by Cubberley English
teacher Sylvia Berry Williams (out of print, still in some libraries).
Covers the two school years at Cubberley after The Third Wave (67/68 and
68/69). Includes references (only) to the Third Wave experiment, and a
detailed account of the Jones teaching tenure battle.
- See the "Chronology"
page herein for a list of early Wave articles
Penguin Readers Teacher's Notes (pdf)
Totalitarianism in the Classroom
(Australian Teacher's study guide)
PinkMonkeyNotes (pdf) and
TheBestNotes.com study guide
Hampton-Brown Teacher's Guide (pdf)
The White Rose related lesson (about
Gradesaver study guide website
- Closely related: "The
Power of the Situation" psychology video by Philip Zimbardo (of
the Stanford Prison Experiment)
Cubberley Community Center
City Committee on
future of Cubberley property
Save Cubberley website
Save Cubberley petition
Rock Bands at Cubberley blog
The closing of Cubberley article
Student pranks at Cubberley
Other Social Experiments
Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes by
Jane Elliott, first held on April 5, 1968 (the day after the assassination
of Martin Luther King, Jr., and exactly one year to-the-day after the final
Third Wave rally). Excellent documentary on PBS's Frontline
can be watched here (one of their most
Experiment by Philip Zimbardo, held in summer 1971 at Stanford University
(about 3 miles from Cubberley High School).
Obedience to Authority Experiment by Stanley Milgram,
begun in July 1961 (3
months after the start of the Eichmann war criminal trial).
East/West Germany one-day experiment, Pine View
School, Osprey, Florida, on February 23, 2010
Holocaust Remembrance Day one-day experiment,
Apopka Memorial Middle School, Apopka, Florida in March 2006
"Puritan Day" at Village Community School (8th
grade) by Joan Brodsky Schur, published 2007
Holocaust experiment program, Waxahachie Ninth
Grade Academy in Texas, article in 2007