Black Education / Schools : Chicago Student breaks it down like it needed to be broke; puts the screws to the music teacher.

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  1. skuderjaymes

    skuderjaymes Contextualizer Synthesizer MEMBER

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    independent thoughtist thinker, context linker
    theory to application to discussion to percussion

    I remember feeling exactly the same way... exactly. We were just wasting away in our seats while many of our teachers just waddled around drunk with their authority over us.. and every now and then one of us would stand up and break the 4th wall shock the hell out of the teacher. Kids want to learn.. they want to do good.. they want to be successful.. and the truth is, many of the adults assigned to facilitate that, are just their for a paycheck. I can say that the majority of my teachers were that way.. just did not give a hoot either way about anything but their authority. But not all of them were that way.. and the ones that really cared about the kids... the kids loved them like family.. my 9th grade English teacher had ex-students coming to visit her almost every week.. kids that had graduated her class.. students from 20 years ago.. students from 2 years ago.. they would all come back and bring her flowers or help her with the class because she really cared about us.. and she showed it by preparing us for what would come after 9th grade.. and none of it was fluffy. She was the hardest teacher academically to get a passing grade from.


    this clip reminds me of all of that.. and it illustrates some things that need to be illustrated.
  2. umbrarchist

    umbrarchist Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is why a National Recommended Reading List could be so useful but probably why so many so called teachers would not want one. It would just help demonstrate how useless many of them are.

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