Skip to comments.FAKE PEDAGOGY: PUBLIC SCHOOLS CREATE LOW IQ STUDENTS BY DESIGN
Posted on 08/19/2019 8:26:06 PM PDT by BruceDeitrickPrice
Few people have the opportunity to create bold new fake pedagogy. This is an elite, exclusive world. Fake means something guaranteed not to work. You say you teach reading but the kids are illiterate. You say you teach history but your kids dont know Ben Franklin from Ben Affleck. You say you teach general knowledge but your students cant find Washington DC on a map of the US. Who can get away with swindles like these? Well, of course, members of our very own Education Establishment can get away with anything. But not ordinary people.
Fair warning, this fake-pedagogy business requires skills at the genius level. You must have a PhD in dishonesty. You need the steady nerves of a supreme con artist like Bernie Madoff. Youll require the compassion of a snake.
The closest most people can get to this dream job is something like phony dieting plans. Follow instructions for a month, you tell people, and they will lose 40 pounds. And you dont know one thing about medicine or nutrition. Thats the spirit. Good effort. But this is still beginner level.
Fake pedagogy at the Hall of Fame level not only doesnt work, it knocks the brains right out of you. People get dumber. They have cognitive deficits. These poor saps start first grade full of excitement, hope, and mental clarity. But at the end of the year theyre actually going backwards.
Now lets examine the secret inner mechanisms of three of the most successful frauds in American history. (To repeat, criminal genius is required to devise these things. Amateurs should not attempt such projects at home.)
NO MATH GUARANTEED
The main gimmick used in New Math, Reform Math, and Common Core Math is very simple. For elementary school kids, mix in things that a sixth or eighth-grader would have problems with. Now youve got total paralysis of the brain. Youve got tears and vomit. Why would you mix different levels of material if you wanted them to learn math? But you dont! So you swirl together some of this and a lot of that. Anyone for Base 8? Teach it all quickly. Spiral around from one fragment to another. No mastery allowed. Kids cant guess what youre doing. All they know for sure if they hate math. Mission accomplished! Youre a genius. Parents might sense what youre doing but you laugh at them so they feel pathetic. Twenty years later, everybody you touch will still be suffering from your genius.
NO READING GUARANTEED
For thousands of years, people learned all phonetic languages the same way. You memorize the letters (i.e., the alphabet), and then the sounds of letters, and then the blends of those sounds. Children typically learn to read the first year of school.
The geniuses in our Education Establishment came up with a crazy new proposal. Dont bother with the letters and sounds. Instead memorize the shapes. You see a graphic design like this: gxG. Youre told that this word is pronounced school. Nobody can explain why those scratches are pronounced school. Its all arbitrary. No logic, no history, no mnemonic prompts. You see gxG, you say school. If you can remember it. Memorizing 500 sight-words is very difficult. Most people can not reach 1000 and this process takes years. Surprise. Thats when you find out, for all practical purposes, youre illiterate. Youll never read a book.
NO KNOWLEDGE GUARANTEED
The trick here is so simple, only a genius could think of it. You tell teachers, in every subject, in every grade, they can no longer teach. Zip it! Traditional classroom activities are gone forever. Students do their own research, construct their own knowledge, thus the jargon Constructivism. And then everyone pretends that students learn as much not being instructed as they do being instructed. You cant have bogus pedagogy without a stupid lie at the center. No teaching equals better teaching. Sure it does.
We are not discussing imaginary futures here. All of these fantastical confections have been operational for decades.
Its as if you designed a driving school. Not only do your students not learn to drive, they have accidents and kill pedestrians. Thats genius.
If you have the talent required for human potential abatement, consider enjoying this exciting frontier. People will never be so simple that we cant make them simpler. Thats our faith.
of course they are doing it on purpose.
this is one way to help ensure destroying the last super power to oppose globalism.
The public schools mostly get away with dumbing down students because they provide what is essentially ‘free babysitting service’ from Monday through Friday.
This certainly does not describe all schools or all teachers, but it does describe quite a few.
The goal is to close the “achievement gap” BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY.
Since they can’t bring up the average IQ of a certain group of people, let’s bring down that of other groups.
A good friend dubbed public schools as failure factories.
“Memorizing 500 sight-words is very difficult. Most people can not reach 1000 and this process takes years. Surprise. Thats when you find out, for all practical purposes, youre illiterate. Youll never read a book.”
Maybe they will, but considering that they won’t be taught reading CORRECTLY (i.e., phonics) until 4th grade (since K through 3rd grade is now nothing but sight-words)...they are ASSURED to be crappy readers. Kids can learn to read at 4 YEARS OLD, providing someone is willing to take the time needed to teach them properly (again, phonics)...but leave it to the public schools, it will be 9 years old, if that.
But, no matter how many times I post stuff similar to the above, parents here will STILL keep sending their kids to public schools, and they will STILL keep whining about the fact that their kids are not being taught properly in public schools. And they will NEVER accept the fact that the schools do not answer to parents, they answer to certain people in government, and those people are doing all they can to bring America down a few notches...and having badly educated people is one of the fastest ways to do that.
...and all I can say is THANK GOD FOR IMMIGRANTS, particularly, Asians, as they are on to this scam, and while they usually send their kids to public schools, they know they won’t learn jack there - so while American kids are playing video games in the late afternoon, Asian kids are at after-school Learning Centers, or informal groups, learning math and reading CORRECTLY.
Without these immigrants, this country would have collapsed decades ago.
This is exactly right as far as math is concerned. After teaching for over 30 years, I still sub. I’ll go into a 2nd grade class where the kids are working on fractionsfor say a month. They still can’t even add and they’re shown fractions. At least half of the 8th graders cannot do single-digit multiplication without the aid of a calculator. Even subtraction problems require a calculator. As for fractions, the 8th graders can’t grasp that most calculators aren’t set up for fractions. 1/3 + 1/3 = .6666666, not 2/3.
Critical thinking skills are sorely lacking. The thought of challenging a proposition or a commonly held belief is verboten.
I always enjoyed geometry as a kid because it taught and developed deductive reasoning skills so well.
So when I got into high school and one teacher stated that evolution was a fact and another said that the constitution was a living and breathing document, I at least possessed the ability to question and challenge those false assertions,
In 7th grade we were encouraged to rote memorize the squares of numbers up to 30. Knowing this also allowed you to roughly estimate the square root of numbers via interpolation
Still use this even in the days of cell phone calculators and teraflop desk top computers
My old hometown area had a high school that was knocking the ball out of the park on state test scores. The district was primarily upper middle class.
The school board’s solution was to slice off 25% of the district and replace with kids from a poorer area.
The test scores plummeted to acceptable levels.
Im teaching my two boys engineering math. That is. Regular math from the 20s
The Rats finally have an entire generation of youth right where they wanted them - as dull-witted little socialists spouting the party line, participating in party protests, and getting commie kudos for activism. Think David Hogg and company.
I'm just glad to see someone use the word 'pedagogy'.
In 7th grade we were encouraged to rote memorize the squares of numbers up to 30.
The fact is, I got a better education in the 50s by teachers who were trained in the 30s and 40s than kids are getting today.
You can’t create low-IQ people except through disgenic breeding. IQ is a heritable trait, baked in at birth.
Honestly, how many of us had to look up the definition of pedagogy?
Those of us in the Conspiracy Community have known for years that the DUMBING DOWN of America is deliberate and directed by the DARK SIDE...But no...Most Americans can’t or won’t swallow that TRUTH!!!
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