Originally posted by NoJoker13
reply to post by FortAnthem
I honestly although it is a breach of personal information, think this isn't a bad idea. Many children keep HORRIBLE secrets, not all the secrets some kids keep are just cheeky bull#. Many children are abused and never say anything, many children's parents commit awful crimes and talk about all the time within the home, and also kids hear things from other kids that could also be a big problem. My answer to the parents if I was the superintendent, "You don't like, home school um, no where in the question did it say it had to be a "factual" secret, you have skeletons in your own closet keep it out of your children's ears and we wouldn't have a problem in the first place then would we."
Has our education system failed America's children?
Not in the minds of "progressive" educators and utopian globalists. They have yet to fulfill their revolutionary vision, but they are well on their way to a tragic victory. So while you and I decry the destruction of an academic system that produced nearly 100% literacy (at least at least in California) -- seventy years ago, others cheer the changes that have traded facts for fantasy, truth for myths, academics for collective socialization and individual thinking for group manipulation.
It happened slowly -- largely through stealth and deception. Today's educational establishment, birthed over a century ago by John Dewey and his associates, learned early the tactics of social transformation: infiltration, propaganda, secret councils and continual multiplication through networks of influential new organizations.
Keep in mind, the NEA shares the UN goals on every point. Small wonder, since its leaders helped establish the United Nations in the first place. Back in 1946, it celebrated the formation of UNESCO as "the culmination of a movement for the creation of an international agency of education." What the NEA had begun in secret would now be officially established by this new global management system. The NEA Journal announced the victory: "each member nation... has a duty to see to it that nothing in its curriculum... is contrary to UNESCO's aims."
Indeed, it would. Like the UN, the NEA promotes abortion, disarmament, world government and everything outlined in Local Agenda 21, the radical framework for a totalitarian globalism under the banner of "Saving the Earth."
In other words, the NEA-UN blueprint for "lifelong learning" calls for a world-wide system of global standards and manipulative programs that would conform human resources of every age to its totalitarian aims. Our children would be trained, not just to conform to this system, but to be activists willing to serve, promote, spy and fight for a world government with zero tolerance for Biblical values or for the God we love. And every person would be monitored and assessed for their compliance with the ideals of our global managers
“The only true education comes through the stimulation of the child’s powers by the demands of the social situation in which he finds himself. Through these demands, he is stimulated to act as a member of a unity, to emerge from his original narrowness of action and feeling, and to conceive of himself from the standpoint of the welfare of the group to which he belongs....
1916. John Dewey is recognized as the leader of the "progressive educators.' In Democracy and Education, he wrote, "There is always a danger that increased personal independence will decrease the social capacity of an individual.... It often makes an individual so insensitive in his relations to others as to develop an illusion of being really able to stand and act alone--an unnamed from of insanity which is responsible for a large part of the remedial suffering of the world."  Cuddy, 13. See also The Re-establishment of Peacetime Society
Originally posted by Jean Paul Zodeaux
Maybe parents should start telling their children that their 3rd grade teacher is retarded but that it is a secret. Or, maybe parents should start homeschooling their children and telling them it is because their teachers are retarded and it is no secret.
Originally posted by fleabit
Aside from embarrassing situations at home you may well not want to get out of your home (a 3rd grader may not very well be clear on what is a "secret" and what is "private," and it's a shame you should have to explain the to to avoid test questions like these), how is it good practice at all to teach kids to divulge secrets? This is a smart question in what way?
It is a pointless question - I can't see what this is supposed to teach a child.
Originally posted by Infi8nity
Schools are their to brain wash and document information.
It doesn't get any creepier than this; a standardized exam asks 3rd graders to reveal a secret to their teachers and write about why it is hard to keep. Talk about using the kids to report on their families and parents!
1946. In his NEA editorial, "The teacher and World Government," J. Elmer Morgan, wrote, "In the struggle to establish an adequate world government, the teacher... can do much to prepare the hearts and minds of children.... At the very top of all the agencies which will assure the coming of world government must stand the school, the teacher, and the organized profession." The NEA Journal (January 1946); 1.
1948. Julian Huxley (first Director-General of UNESCO) wrote in UNESCO: Its Purpose and Its Philosophy: The general philosophy of UNESCO should be a scientific world humanism, global in extent and evolutionary in background... In its education program it can... familiarize all peoples with the implications of the transfer of full sovereignty from separate nations to a world organization.... Tasks for the media division of Unesco [will be] to promote the growth of a common outlook shared by all nations and cultures... to help the emergence of a single world culture."  Cuddy, 25.
1956. Former teacher, Communist and Union organizer, Dr. Bella Dodd states, "...the Communist party whenever possible wanted to use the Teacher's Union for political purposes but the party had a definite interest in education also. The Communists in the Teachers' Union were for progressive education. We were its most vocal and enthusiastic supporters.... Most of the programs we advocated, the NEA followed the next year or so."  Cuddy, 32.
1967. The NEA Journal published "Helping Children to Clarify Values" by Louis Raths, Sidney Simon and M Harmin. It said: "The old approach seems to be to persuade the child to adopt the 'right' values rather than to help him develop a valuing process...."
The whole point is to get the child to confide in the State(teachers) and tell on their parents so that the State can monitor what goes on in the families. If a parent is not compliant enough, they will have ammunition to report to CPS and take the child from the parents. In a general way it is designed to remove the child's reliance on parents for values and replace it with that of the State. This is truly a manifestation of the Nanny State in a most deceitful way.
Originally posted by 11azerus11
reply to post by captaintyinknots
i think your giving them too much credit... and i do not c the logical connection with that question... i don't think it's really intelligence gathering either but rather getting the children use to reporting on the people around them