Thursday, May 29, 2008

What do we *really* want to teach our children

I was so appalled to read about this misguided teacher in Florida. Aside from the unbelievable cruelty of this act, what has this woman really taught her classroom of 5 year olds? Compassion? Nope. Empathy? Nope. Tolerance? I think not. What she's really taught them is "conform, or you too will be ejected."

Kindergarten, Survivor Style. Sigh. I think Ms. Portilo needs to investigate other career choices.

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