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The Role of 'Educators'

OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 10:04 AM
HOME SCHOOLING ... "FAIRNESS"... "CULTURE"... AND ALL ELSE 95% of today's parents... being products of education taught them by former hippies that had become 'educators'... as a result can not effectively teach any child, their own or any others, much beyond the 6th grade.. at best. Can you imagine a typical parent-neighbor you know.. uneducated in mathematics.. attempting to teach Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and Calculus... and for some... in Ebonics ???
same10 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 11:16 AM
Don't need them for food stamps!
Try the alphabet.
traitorbill Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 10:58 AM
I took an education course and wrote a paper in which I took a shot at Ebonics. In doing so, I offended the professor, who admonished me for it.
Ken5061 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 10:20 AM
It is amazing that such people do a much better job than our professional teachers. Maybe it is what they don't teach them that is wrong that explains the difference. The books seem to help at home. If we wrote and published good books and offered them to all kids, we might improve things. Homeschooled are now the best college entrants.
OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 10:27 AM
Home schooled... are NOT the best college entrants... by many a mile.

Ebonics riddled people. regardless of type and stripe.. are utterly unsuited to be parental home teachers. This applies even of the have an advanced degree... unless retired thus affording the time and experience.
Many years ago, as a young man, I read a very interesting book about the rise of the Communists to power in China. In the last chapter, the author tried to explain why and how this had happened.

Among the factors he cited were the country's educators. That struck me as odd, and not very plausible, at the time. But the passing years have made that seem less and less odd, and more and more plausible. Today, I see our own educators playing a similar role in creating a mindset that undermines American society.

Schools were once thought of as places where a...