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Teacher disciplined after writing 'stupid' on student's forehead
http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/12/16/9501014-teacher-disciplined-after-writing-stupid-on-students-forehead ^ | 12/16/2011 | msnbc

Posted on 12/16/2011 5:54:04 PM PST by Morgana

LIVINGSTON, Tenn. -- A first-year teacher from Overton County may lose his job after writing the word "stupid" across a student’s forehead with permanent marker, a district official told WSMV-TV in Nashville.

The math teacher has been suspended indefinitely, Matt Eldridge, director of the Overton County Schools, told the NBC television station.

"We're here to help the children and not to hurt them," Eldridge said, adding "One word can break a child. I mean, I've got three children. I wouldn't want it done to mine." The incident happened last week at Allons Elementary, where a student asked a question and the teacher responded by writing on the child’s forehead in front of his classmates, Eldridge told the TV station. The teacher also wrote the word "stupid" backward on the student's forehead, so he'd be able to read it when he saw himself in the mirror, he said.

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Teachers did stuff like this in colonial times.

Was called a "dunce" cap

1 posted on 12/16/2011 5:54:11 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

...meanwhile the kid goes down to the corner and gets a tat of a pot plant on his neck


2 posted on 12/16/2011 5:57:16 PM PST by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Morgana

Do that to my kid for asking a question and I’d be kicking someone’s ass.


3 posted on 12/16/2011 5:58:18 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Morgana

remember that this is the same MSM that thinks 11 year olds are perfectly capable of being taught and encouraged into perverted sex at school


4 posted on 12/16/2011 6:00:44 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Morgana

Yes, they did, but there was no “forced” schooling and all teachers weren’t government “certified” (brainwashed).

Most of the teachers had Christian Ethics—which meant they pushed the children to be virtuous and moral (purpose of education/Founders/Aristotle). And they taught basics—Rhetoric, English, Grammar, Arithmetic, History and Classics. Kids were NOT brainwashed—they were given the tools to educate themselves and be independent (of professors indoctrination and sexuality).

The neat thing was if children were humiliated or didn’t like the teacher—they just never came back again-—or like my grandfather—set his school on fire.

If the teachers were horrible the parents ran them out of the town. There was no “union” protecting their evil behavior and they ALWAYS SUFFERED THE CONSEQUENCES of their ugly behavior. Bad teachers didn’t last.


5 posted on 12/16/2011 6:05:01 PM PST by savagesusie
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To: Doogle
.meanwhile the kid goes down to the corner and gets a tat of a pot plant on his neck

What? Are you totally stupid? The kid was in the first grade. How many first grade kids do you know that have tatoos? This teacher is an a**hat, and so are you.

6 posted on 12/16/2011 6:05:02 PM PST by calex59
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To: Morgana

Yeah, hate to go ghetto here but a teacher does that to my kid and gets KTFO Debo style.

I don’t know what to make of teachers anymore.

Here’s Debo and “KTFO” : (language warning)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KSdZyvvhoM


7 posted on 12/16/2011 6:12:08 PM PST by JNRoberts
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To: savagesusie

I want to make all teachers into independent contractors.


8 posted on 12/16/2011 6:15:10 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Morgana

That teacher is way behind in the times, you use SARCASM so they can’t prove anything, and so their friends will mock them later:

For example: Seth, I know that it’s hard for me to dissuade you from your awesomely erudite research into cannibus horticulture, but perhaps you’d like to turn your vast supplies of leisure time towards actually completing an assignment. I know you have it in you, man!


9 posted on 12/16/2011 6:27:59 PM PST by struggle
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To: cripplecreek

I would do the same if that were done to my kids....no wonder we have stupid kids coming out of public schools. They are being taught by stupid idiot teachers...


10 posted on 12/16/2011 6:51:39 PM PST by goat granny
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To: Morgana
What's worse? That or some idiot using his forehead for ad space?


11 posted on 12/16/2011 6:56:10 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: cripplecreek

That is a start. No government run schools. All local parent control. School boards filled with parents only. Design their own curricula—with no CAIR sponsored indoctrination allowed. No Saudi Money going to write textbooks. No communist Bill Ayers designed Teaching Guides. Dr. Rugg’s type Communist text books burned.

Back to Classics, Rhetoric, English, Grammar, Mathematics, Real History—Thucydides, Aristotle, Cato, Cicero, Machiavelli, John Locke, Thomas Reid and the Bible. Yes, GOD IN THE SCHOOLS because our Natural Rights come from GOD. It is our philosophy. It is Theism NOT Atheism. Atheism is incompatible with our Nation Under God.

We return to the curricula prior to the take over of the Prussian/Marxists and socialist Dewey. We create thinking children—no useful idiots. Moral people with Supra Positive Laws like was designed into our jurisprudence. Atheists should not be allowed to be judges—An oath to the Creator needs to be required—otherwise we have NO Natural Rights. That is where we erred. Believing in God is not establishing a Religion. Never was—Franklin required God taught in our schools and a Christian moral code. Virtue (Christian) is essential to all Republics (Aristotle, Machiavelli, All Founders.)

Teacher “training” has to be corrected, also. Their “requirements” to become teachers and the Methodologies and Strands come right out of BF Skinner and Karl Marx and his “hierarchy of gender”. Very sick ideology. (BK Eakman).


12 posted on 12/16/2011 7:01:13 PM PST by savagesusie
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To: goat granny

“. They are being taught by stupid idiot teachers...”


Aw come on,goat granny,there are some very good teachers out there,and in public schools too.

This particular teacher is an idiot.


13 posted on 12/16/2011 7:02:18 PM PST by Mears (Alcohol. Tobacco. Firearms. What's not to like?)
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To: Mears

Your right of course, my son’s sister in law is a teacher. I think the problem is we only hear of the stupid one’s not the good ones..so it seems there are lot of stupid ones..A big THANK YOU to all the good ones....thanks for the correction....:O)


14 posted on 12/16/2011 7:04:56 PM PST by goat granny
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To: goat granny; cripplecreek
I'm a public school teacher an we aren't all bad. For example, I explain to my government students why their textbook is incorrect in labeling the Constitution as a living document. I also tell them that their textbook is incorrect in labeling education as a concurrent power. There are some good teachers out there that are just trying to fight the system by teaching students properly. Also, I like to graffiti the NEA propaganda that is posted in the teachers’ restroom lol!
15 posted on 12/16/2011 7:17:55 PM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: goodwithagun

I went to a decent rural public school but I was out in 83.

Part of what made it good were the multi generational teachers who had taught my parents and in one case even my grandparents. Another was the fact that the teachers were part of the community.


16 posted on 12/16/2011 7:21:31 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: cripplecreek

A huge problem now is that phonics are taboo and word memorization programs are in vogue. This is a deliberate, and successful, attempt to create a generation of illiterates.


17 posted on 12/16/2011 7:24:50 PM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: goodwithagun; Mears

I offered my apologies in post 14. There are a lot of great teachers, we only hear about the stupid one’s and it can lead to the wrong conclusions...mears rightly corrected me..


18 posted on 12/16/2011 7:35:08 PM PST by goat granny
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To: goat granny

Most teachers are average. There are some bad ones and some good ones. It is close to a normal distribution, but given the low SATs of education majors, it is probably skewed downwards. “A lot of...” ...I don’t think so.


19 posted on 12/16/2011 7:46:07 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Morgana
I was always told that there were no stupid questions, only stupid answers. I'd say the teacher's answer was extremely stupid.
20 posted on 12/16/2011 8:17:03 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: calex59

21 posted on 12/17/2011 12:33:21 AM PST by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Morgana
It could be worse...




22 posted on 12/17/2011 1:09:19 AM PST by MARTIAL MONK (I'm waiting for the POP!)
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To: cripplecreek

These lousy teachers are more deserving a hanging in the public square. Some of them can ruin a kid for a LONG time and they can’t, or think they can’t read, write, or in this case do math. The pattern of having a bad teacher in the schools (FOREVER the way the unions are) can ruin hundreds of kids. It is treason. (And it would probably only take a few public hangings.)

My kids have a gym teacher that was fired - but then rehired as they couldn’t find anyone else. He’s sixty-something and sounds like he just puts in his time and doesn’t care about the kids really doing anything. I figured he was harmless enough (its gym!). But I guess he also teaches the health class. My kids said in that class they heard he had the kids vote on who was “ugly” and who was “good looking” - maybe something to do with sex ed and genetics. Or maybe he’s just an old perv. Whatever - that’s just plain wrong.


23 posted on 12/17/2011 1:31:42 AM PST by 21twelve
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To: goat granny

“There are a lot of great teachers-——”


Thanks for the nice post and have a great weekend.


24 posted on 12/17/2011 5:07:26 PM PST by Mears (Alcohol. Tobacco. Firearms. What's not to like?)
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To: 21twelve

The problem is unions won’t let the schools fire the jackass’s and perverts...When you and I went to school. the stupid were weeded out. (at least when I went to school decades ago). I always said if I don’t stand up for my kids no one else will, so its a face to face with teacher child and me on more than one occasion...One time the counselor listened to me and the teacher involved, her and I settled the disagreement when I told her she was suppose to be the adult in the situation not a young child being the butt of her problems....after she left the counselor then bust out laughing and told me some inside info on the teacher. My child did well in her class the rest of the year....It was the one out of my 5 that she had problems with, he was the easy one of the 4 boys. She was darn lucky..


25 posted on 12/17/2011 5:32:03 PM PST by goat granny
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