Skip to comments.Flour Bluff Parent Upset Over Lesson on Terrorism & Government (CSCOPE Social Studies Curriculum)
Posted on 03/21/2013 9:04:13 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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It is the rewriting of history and “social studies.”
Your daughter, as well as the rest of the students, are being subjected to a type of conditioning/brainwashing/behavior modification. By having students fail the pop quizzes it damages their psyche and self-esteem. Softens them up, if your will, for the indoctrination to the altered information.
It is a form of child abuse.
Typical Texas teacher that I stumbled on looking for more CSCOPE stuff.
You guys make the call as to whether public school is still the bargain you think it is...
“Others answered it blaming the Crusaders as invaders into Muslim territory and they were marked correctly! No! It’s not both! But the teacher was afraid to argue the point with me.”
Smart move on their part. They managed to shut you up by giving your kid the grade she deserved, but kept the brainwashing program intact, without otherwise seeing the light of day.
That’s one of the many reasons why my kids NEVER stepped foot in a public school.
Then homeschool them.
The muzzies still believe that nonsense about the Crusades. Whenever I discuss it with them I ask if Mohammed was acting in self defense why didn’t he stop his advances once all Christians were of of his lands? Kinda hard to claim self defense when you expanded all the way to the western coast of Africa and most of Europe.
I have not been shocked by this sort of thing for many years. This kinda crap has been in our textbooks for DECADES! What is shocking is that parents rarely notice.
And this is why Obama won. We allow loathsome, treasonous groups like CSCOPE to poison the minds of the next generation of teachers and voters... with our tax money, more’s the outrage. Until we stop the flow of hundreds of billions of dollars (yes, you read that right) to internal enemies of the U.S. we will never again win an election.
Emerging as a force in American education a century ago, social studies was intended to remake the high school. But its greatest effect has been in the elementary grades, where it has replaced an older way of learning that initiated children into their culture with one that seeks instead to integrate them into the social group. The result was a revolution in the way America educates its young. The old learning used the resources of culture to develop the childs individual potential; social studies, by contrast, seeks to adjust him to the mediocrity of the social pack.
Why promote the socialization of children at the expense of their individual development? A product of the Progressive era, social studies ripened in the faith that regimes guided by collectivist social policies could dispense with the competitive striving of individuals and create, as educator George S. Counts wrote, the most majestic civilization ever fashioned by any people. Social studies was to mold the properly socialized citizens of this grand future. The dream of a world regenerated through social planning faded long ago, but social studies persists, depriving children of a cultural rite of passage that awakened what Coleridge called the principle and method of self-development in the young.
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I wish history was the only halffast teaching that is getting done. About three decades ago when my son was getting into grade school, I offered to help screen a batch of new text books the school dist. was considering. I didn’t have any trouble at all finding errors and incomplete, inaccurate, wishywashy, etc. info in all of them. Every teacher I talked to said they prety much looked for large readable text and lots of colored pictures. Turns out they really didn’t think textbook selection was part of their job. I was already determined to weed out any BS my son came home with but the book experience welded it in place for me. I battled the BS dragon for all the rest of the years, including college, that he was in school. And I came to believe, even tho it was a lot of work, That battling bullstuff and getting to some truth inspite of it, has to be part of the broad educational experience. My son is now really hard to fool and has been far more successful than any of his classmates.
OUTSTANDING!! It is a PARENT’S RESPONSIBILITY (i.e., not some liberal school teacher’s) to get their kids ready to deal with the REAL WORLD, where trophies are ONLY given to winners, where good jobs are ONLY given to high achievers, and where being marginal sets you on an empty life for decades.
It is UP TO US, not them. And for the parents that trusten THEM, I will never forgive you.
I wonder if they still call them Flour Bluff Idiots (FBI) with all affection, of course. Pat’s Alibi was one of my hangouts, a shipmate of mine had a key to her bar and we could go in anytime we wanted.
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