Friday, September 13, 2013

Insane 9/11 Homework Assignment Highlights Trauma-based Education

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John Galt
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As if the average 7th grader residing within the public school/prison control system doesn't have enough to worry about. The following articles just scratch the surface of the full-spectrum indoctrination and fear mongering that passes for education in many parts of America:
Add to this what you will see in the video below, and there couldn't be a clearer case for homeschooling.

A currently unnamed teacher at Fairview Junior High in Alvin, Texas somehow thought it was a great idea to give 12 and 13 year olds an assignment to pretend that they were trapped victims of 9/11 and to write a farewell note. Some of the outraged parents correctly pointed out that the assignment very well could have been equated to suicide training.

Perhaps the next assignment should be to take a complete look at what really happened on September 11th and how to ask important questions that have yet to be answered. From there, studying how and why fear is used to control populations would be highly recommended.

Full transcript with source links:


A homework assignment on the anniversary of 9/11 is the source of controversy in Texas after the instructions asked 7th grade students to write a farewell letter as if they were about to die in the attack.

A language arts teacher at Fairview Junior High in Alvin, Texas asked students to pretend they were trapped in one of the towers or planes, then asking who they would write a letter to if they knew they were going to die. (Via KRIV)

Parents of the students were outraged when they found out about the assignment, claiming the teacher had gone too far by requiring their children to basically write a 9/11 suicide note.

The school district released an apology to the families saying: “We sincerely apologize to any of our families that found this activity to be insensitive. As educators, we strive to meet the individual needs of our students both instructionally and emotionally while maintaining a high level of sensitivity.” (Via KRIV)

The crew at Fox and Friends say it was probably the age of the students — 12 to 13 years old — that makes the assignment so controversial.
It has to do I think with the age of the kids … There is a way they could learn about 9/11 and not learn about it in this way that personally feel like they’re going to die.
The name of the teacher has not been released and it is unclear if she has or will face disciplinary action for the assignment.

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Anonymous said...

This teacher's name has to be released, then THEY need to be released.

Old Ez said...

My letter would be: "Dear Mr. Netanyahu, why did you organize these false flag terror attacks in the first place?"

Anonymous said...

My letter would say, "At least after I die I won't have to deal with anymore A-hole teachers."

Anonymous said...

First, unlike the reporter states, the assignment has nothing to do with writing a 9/11 SUICIDE note. How stupid can you get? This assignment could help students get in touch with the people who are important in their life and what they should feel thankful for. It has nothing to do with 9/11.

Anonymous said...

Actually, we should be getting kids to understand and face mortality. There is, in fact, nothing to fear. By contemplating mortality, we come to appreciate the time we have. This reactionary fear of death, and fear of even thinking about it, is just a symptom of a spiritually bankrupt culture.

Anonymous said...

So what? What if the assignment was, "A meteor is going to hit the earth and destroy all life. What will you do on your last day, who will you see, and what will you say to them?"

Would anyone say that this assignment is wildly inappropriate? There is no substantial difference between this assignment and the teacher's. Th teacher might have made a slight political gaffe, but this is far from incompetence. The only incompetent is the reporter who likens this assignment to writing a "suicide note"

Anonymous said...

You try motivating a kid to write. Maybe teachers should check and see if activist post readers approve of every writing prompt before giving it.....we could use NSA algosmto detect "malicious prompts" and....never mind. I think I made my point.

Anonymous said...

We don't need no education
We don't need no thought control
No dark sarcasm in the classroom
Teachers leave them kids alone
Hey! Teachers! Leave them kids alone!

The Wall Pink Floyd

Pssst...Don't EVER forget......9-11 was an inside job. Why isn't anybody teaching that?

libertariandad said...

The 911 school project doesn't bother me so much as it may help young kids figure out some things about who they love. however what gets me is all thise other articles that are mentioned. Have parents just given up all responsibility for their own kids?
As a parent you are responsible for your own kids and expecring the school system to raise is a rejection of parenthood.
why do we hand out food stamps to people but when it comes to school the government runs them?

Anonymous said...

Well, teaching kids that 9-11 was an inside job would be a very quick way to be fired. Aside from the fact that there is no conclusive proof that this is a fact, I've seen teachers get in trouble for saying that the 2nd Amendment is the lynchpin of the Bill of Rights because it recognizes that the people have the right to use force to defend themselves from a tyrannical government.

I've actually gotten in hot water for suggesting to students that 9-11 was inevitable blow-back from the government's 70 years of war and interference in the Middle East. I will say that I've NEVER heard of any school in my area having students kneel before a principal. That goes way beyond creepy...

Anonymous said...

We should eliminate government run schools.

Anonymous said...

People have evolved to believe without evidence when afraid. In the past, the trait kept people alive. A rustle in the grass could be the wind or it could be a predator. Assuming the rustling is dangerous without having any evidence could have saved your life.

Now the fear-mongering masterminds are scaring everyone senseless so their baseless falsehoods can go unquestioned.

There has never in in all history been a state that values your well-being over their own interests. State-sponsored programming isn't for your own well-being.

Anonymous said...

There is no conclusive proof that 911 was an inside job? Somebody has been watching too much corporate television. Anybody who wants to know the truth about the 911 false flag attack can find a mountain of evidence on the internet. Of course as Lincoln once said, "You can fool some of the people all of the time". Some folks just will never be able to face the reality of that crime.

Deb said...

I totally applaud this teacher for being bold enough to offer her students such an assignment. It is a good lesson in empathy and learning about oneself. Adults often forget how, at such an age, emotions and feelings are so incredibly intense. The assignment is thought provoking and deep and I truly believe that these young adults are capable of exploring such feelings with no harm. Sheltering them from such “real” emotions and events is clearly what is wrong with our future adults. We are raising weak, fearful and na├»ve adults who will have no idea how to deal with reality when it occurs. Yes, the events of 9/11 were tragic but it was real life and we would be foolish to pretend for our children that if we ignore it, it did not exist. I would have loved such an assignment at this age and would have loved a teacher so willing to embrace progressive education.

Anonymous said...

Deb, frankly, you are freaking moron. Highly charge emotional assignments written for strangers (or people who you wish were strangers, like gov't school teachers) are psyops. If you can't understand that, there is no hope for you.

Anonymous said...

Public schools are funded, for the most part, by the local property tax paid by homeowners and renters. School administrators need to be sensitive to that fact since homeowners and renters supply the largest share of the school budget. Any teacher or school administrator who wishes to avoid controversy is going to be alert to the community's norms, values and prejudices. The role of the public school is primarily to enable young people to adopt and endorse the norms, values and prejudices of their culture. This is one reason why public education is in trouble. The norms, values and prejudices of our culture no longer serve us well.

Montecristo said...

Dear Deb, a public school teacher has no business performing amateur psychology experiments on children. They were hired to teach reading and writing composition, not "get into children's heads" and mold them into the kind of people liberals think people should be. The government has absolutely no more business in education than it does in running the press or a religion or censoring free speech or restricting assembly and for precisely the exact same reason. A government which presumes itself to have the authority to "educate" the people is in no way controlled by the people but instead, presumes to control them.

"Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed." - Joseph Stalin

Mordrul said...

The only incompetence here is the commenter who thought that a journalist described the assignment as writing suicide notes. If they had bothered to actually read, they would have noticed immediately -- in the second sentence -- that it was at least one parent who made that comparison.

Montecristo has it exactly right here.

0jr said...

next lessons blacks on jewish slave ships and gays before gay marriage legalization jews in nazi germany and being a gotmo prisonier

Anonymous said...

I think there is a wee bit too much been made - it seems the consensus is there are a few discrepancies in the official narrative but let us face facts and move on - let us huddle together in prayer and hope our warrior President is even half as successful on his war(s) for peace as the war on drugs.

Anonymous said...

An exercise like this helps to develop intrapersonal intelligence, something sadly lacking in much of the adult population today. The age group for such an exercise is developmentally appropriate, also. I fail to understand all the flap.

Anonymous said...

Deb, like the other poster said, you are a fucking moron!

Have you SEEN the LA books middle schoolers are required to read???!! They're depressing as hell. Ok, so let's just up the ante a teeny tiny bit. Let's get them to write a suicide note for homework!

There are enough kids today killing themselves because of their own personal reality. Let's not compound the situation by killing what little hope they have for the future. You can teach history without forcing your students to (re)live it or think about it so deeply that it makes them literally contemplate suicide. That's just sick.

If my kid had been given that assignment I'd be screaming at my local news station, too. Then calling for that teacher's job as well as the asshole who ok'd their curriculum and lesson plan.

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