Skip to comments.Ethnic studies eyed by Boston teachers
Posted on 09/05/2017 6:29:24 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
A group of Boston Public Schools teachers is aiming to build a new ethnic studies curriculum for schools across the district to expose Boston kids in the majority-minority district to the diverse histories and cultures of their families.
The mission is to have a curriculum that meets student needs and is reflective of our students backgrounds, said Natalia Cuadra-Saez, a history teacher at Snowden International School who this summer travelled to Savannah, Ga., for a workshop focused on the Gullah descendants of slaves. It is something students can relate to more. It is more relevant to them. When they see themselves in the curriculum, students do better overall. They want to know these stories.
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The fact that they can’t read, write, spell or do math at their grade level is beside the point, I’m sure.
So she spent a week in a workshop in Georgia and now she is an expert?
If they taught English, math, and science in the time they had, they wouldn’t need fluff like self-esteem or ethnic studies. Minority students could feel good over real accomplishments instead of learning that it’s someone else’s fault that they are uneducated.
I thought ‘e pluribus unum’ — we were all one people formed out of many peoples.
Obviously I was wrong.
I wonder if she gets paid for a day off on Columbus Day.
Let's teach the history of HER "rich and vibrant culture":
For starters. . .how about some reading, writing and arithmetic in English.
The mission is to have a curriculum that meets student needs and is reflective of our students backgrounds, said Natalia Cuadra-Saez
So if a Family of gypsies and hookers shows up are you going to teach the kiddies how to steal and prostitute themselves??
The school wants to teach kids to be racists.
Would a better translation of that, be, just another means to bash whites?
Well, I hope that they teach what the Civil War was all about, and the blood that was expended on both sides to unite these 50 states. No more tearing down statues of men who gave their lives for the values they fought for.
Majority-minority is what they always wanted and they still arent happy.
Will there be recoginition of the newest minority former majority or will they be marginalized and demonized?
Gotta hand it to Boston, they elected a mayor who makes Thomas Menino appear bright.
This is a great idea! And whatever you do, don’t teach them anything useful like math, or science, or how to write a useful business resume.
Gotta hand it to Boston, they elected a mayor who makes Thomas Menino appear bright.<<<
At their grade level?!?!! I’d be happy for four grades below.
Been kind of big brothering some spanish kids from Brooklyn
13 and 15.
We had to start with the STATES. Because they thought almost every state I named was a COUNTRY and Mexico was a STATE.
Sad part is they learned really quickly the 50 states and many countries in exchange for a movie matinee.
The high cost of low expectations kills these kids.
That and their disastrous home life.
More tax dollars down the drain.
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