Skip to comments.The Revolution is coming from public school teachers AND university professors
Posted on 06/01/2020 7:00:31 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
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> IIRC most textbooks are chosen in some organization down in TX and they allow every special interest group to participate and that tilts it leftist. <
Ive read that too. But in my district (in the old days) book committees were made up of veteran teachers only. No goofy special interest groups. We knew what the kids needed to know. And we knew what worked, and what didnt.
But as I noted earlier, educational consultants now drive everything in my district. Teacher input is not wanted.
No, the educational consultants weren’t bright enough to leave that out on their own.
Someone above them decided that.
Question is, who decided that American kids don’t need to know how machines work?
That is the problem with Houston Independent School District. They will only hire education majors. Yet there are a lot of retired engineers and scientists here, but they are regarded as not knowing anything. And at one college of education, its taught that math is white privilege, and logic and reason is the perpetuation of white cishetero patriarchy.
Any public school kiddo would in a heartbeat.
If not actively participate, watch with glee while someone else did that.
You are in the minority.
Even in red states the teachers are uniformly leftist.
Conservatives are the exception.
It won’t get better.
The under 30 somethings rioting are the future of this country thanks to the long march through the institutions.
> Yet there are a lot of retired engineers and scientists here, but they are regarded as not knowing anything. <
There is an art to teaching. There really is. How you present a topic to a group of unmotivated high school kids is very different than how you would present that same topic to a group of college majors.
I strongly support using retired engineers and scientists as public school teachers. But without some training, it could be disastrous. Ive seen that happen!
So what kind of training would be needed? A degree in education? Hell, no! That would pollute their minds. I would suggest instead that they spend a couple of months (yes, months) observing a master teacher in action.
I agree with you that it is not going to get better, at least not until we change the system. My only issue was a minor one with the word “any” - small point, I know.
yup, if they didn’t join in, they’d have their phones out filming it
Yep. Twitter is a dumpster fire. Confirmed again.
Weve come a long way but the dems/msm/hollywood are the biggest hindrance and along with 8 years of Obama have set us back 40 years.
Money shot right there. I couldn’t agree more.
It depends on where you are, not ever state teacher’s union is the same. Some toe the complete radical education line others less so. Either way they know one depends on the other. They have a political marriage of convenience together they both get money & power. Split apart they know they would be much less successful.
Who is the most famous “community organizer” of all time ?
Yep, you guessed it..
This validates what I posted:
A former member of the radical Antifa organization told "The Ingraham Angle" Monday that the group's claim to be "anti-fascist" is a "false narrative." Gabriel Nadales told host Laura Ingraham that he was in Antifa around 2011, and recalled it as the most violent group he had ever been part of.
"I think it has to do with the fact that so many college administrators and college campuses ... allow Antifa to work under their noses," he said. "[Campus Reform] reported on a story from the University of Florida [this past fall]. It was an Antifa group openly recruiting in broad daylight. "Let me just say this very clear," Nadales added, "We dont allow ISIS to recruit on college campuses and we should not allow Antifa to do that either." Nadales said Antifa's misleading moniker hides its true identity as a vessel for far-left political activism.
The government is going to have to go after the professors and administrators who are allowing this to happen or you'll end up with another Abimael Guzman. You get a guy like that and the riots will look like musical chairs compared to what happens next.
Does anyone remember what happened to the school teachers and professors who supported the Chinese communist revolution?
If not shot, these educated useful tools were send to the country to scoop shit. The communist leaders knew if they would help in the removal of one regime, they would do the same to the communists.
Mobilized as members of a new youth organization named Red Guards, the students attacked the educators for being capitalist intellectuals. In those schools, twenty-seven educators were murdered; more committed suicide subsequent to torture.
read it slowly and let your lips move.......................
Nice to see someone who actually knows history. In almost every revolution, teachers and government officials are killed first. Have to re-educate the young to think the way they want them to think.
> Who are these “educational consultants”? <
Well, since you asked, they come in two flavors.
The first kind are Education PhDs from universities. They have never taught in a public high school. Yet they have all the answers. Their talks always start with Research shows....
Never mind that their research says one thing one day, and something completely different the next day. Open classrooms are good. No, they are bad. That sort of thing.
The second kind are from for-profit education companies. They provide manuals, software, etc. Some of it is good. But most of it is garbage.
Again, their representatives have never taught in a public high school. Yet they too have all the answers. Their talks always start with Turn to page 1 in your manual....
These two groups have one thing in common. They are able to seduce urban school boards with their fancy talk.
Thank you for the reply.
All they have to do is appear confident and the Useful Idiots will eat up everything they say.
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