U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Covid-19 Information Page
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Education
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 02-05-2014, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
28,966 posts, read 49,658,269 times
Reputation: 21004

Advertisements

Parents upset over ‘game' at middle school that asked questions like ‘Do your parents drink?’ and ‘Has anyone in your family been in jail?’

Yahoo!
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 02-05-2014, 08:20 PM
 
3,324 posts, read 3,097,551 times
Reputation: 7447
Ah, yes comrades (tovarisch)! As ancestors were exposed - unfortunately - to soviet authoritarian control and methodology. We welcome you Pavlik Morozov!

Articles: Neighbor Spying on Neighbor in Obama's America


Oh and its not just one political party they both are two halves of the same ass and would very much like to implement this behavior...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mas...ogy_of_Fascism

Other good read, John Taylor Gatto's , Weapons of Mass Instruction

Last edited by ciceropolo; 02-05-2014 at 08:27 PM.. Reason: additional
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-05-2014, 08:39 PM
 
Location: The Midwest
2,950 posts, read 3,416,824 times
Reputation: 5280
Isn't that from the movie Freedom Writers? I haven't seen the movie since it first came out eight or so years ago, but I think the teacher did it to promote camaraderie at a very troubled inner-city school...

(FWIW I live about an hour away from the school in question and it's not particularly troubled.)
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-05-2014, 08:49 PM
Status: "I want my MTV" (set 4 days ago)
 
Location: 130 Miles East of Sacramento, CA
6,316 posts, read 3,807,944 times
Reputation: 4395
I was never asked these kinds of questions when I was in middle school. Those answers are personal and shouldn't be disclosed. But the schools should address those topics.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-06-2014, 05:10 AM
 
20,793 posts, read 56,093,311 times
Reputation: 10574
I guess kids should just go back to playing spin the bottle or truth or dare
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-06-2014, 11:26 AM
Status: "Autumn!" (set 15 days ago)
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
90,186 posts, read 108,104,604 times
Reputation: 35781
I was expecting there to be a different take on the story when I read the link, but no, that's what happened! I really am shocked that teachers would be involved in something like this. I really think those questions are way to personal to be asking in a classroom setting. In a counseling session, perhaps. Teachers are teachers, not mental health counselors.

(Disclaimer, I did NOT watch the video.)
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-06-2014, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA
4,605 posts, read 4,176,636 times
Reputation: 8934
Quote:
I really am shocked that teachers would be involved in something like this.
I'm not shocked. Teachers are people, and if they don't receive proper training in teachers' college then this is one of many possible outcomes.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-10-2014, 11:24 PM
 
Location: USA
40 posts, read 65,484 times
Reputation: 32
I was never asked these kind of questions when i was in middle school because these questions are so personal and not be disclosed.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-12-2014, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Central Maine
2,867 posts, read 3,173,279 times
Reputation: 3987
Parents upset over ‘game' at middle school that asked questions like ‘Do your parents drink?’

None of your damn business you arrogant NEA educators!! Why don't you play the game amongst yourselves and let the rest of us watch.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-16-2015, 02:12 PM
 
436 posts, read 402,373 times
Reputation: 341
Quote:
Originally Posted by John1960 View Post
Parents upset over ‘game' at middle school that asked questions like ‘Do your parents drink?’ and ‘Has anyone in your family been in jail?’

Yahoo!
Oh, totally inappropriate! Could you imagine the embarrassment of a child whose mother or father is in prison *Totally embarrassing* and that has nothing to do with the child at all, since you can't choose your parents!

Does anyone have to tell their co-worker if their parents are in prison? Same thing, respect people's privacy...only the school guidance counselor should know if a parent is in prison.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Education
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2020, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top