Aug 28, 2020

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John Loeffler: Poisoning the Well of Education

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How did we get to the point where this country is as incredibly divided as we are today? There are two sides coming from two completely different worldview foundations – traditional values vs socialism. In today’s boralogue, John looks at the progressive changes in our education system over the past century that have led to the deep division we see today. Religion, patriotism, capitalism, private property, and sovereignty have been removed from education, replaced by socialism and globalism. Children who have been exposed to this now hold on to one worldview foundation, warring against those who champion traditional values. Our education system has been poisoned and a divisive America is the result.

 

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Jul 13, 2020

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Ginny Gentles: Money Follows the Child

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Ginny GentlesStarting out the week, we welcome Ginny Gentles (www.iwf.org), Visiting Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum, who discusses how educational funding in the time of virus lock-downs (as well as under normal circumstances) should follow the child. Education savings accounts are a great way to do that.

When dealing with the teachers unions and the educrats, which group of people do you think they favor – the children who are there to learn or the adults who run everything? No hint needed except to say that it’s all about power, money, and control.

 

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Dec 21, 2019

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Visions of Educrats Dance in Their Heads

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Merry Christmas everyone! We have a unique show for you this week. In the boralogue, John sets the table for the rest of the program, giving an overview as to how we got to where we are with education. In 1989, Dr. Shirley McCune signaled a sea change for totally transforming education. Today we are seeing the results of that change.

Outcome Based EducationIn 1994, John produced a program on KWGN in Denver that featured a round table of guests discussing the truth about outcome-based education. What was said then, we are seeing today, so we will play a lot from that program on this week’s show. John moderated and the featured guests were Charlotte Iserbyt, Dwight Williams, Berit Kjos, and Gen Yvette Sutton.

Deliberate Dumbing Down of AmericaTopics discussed include the processes put into place allowing outcome-based education to begin, the work of change agents to convince the public that this radical transformation was a good idea, and getting children to transition from logical reasoning to emotional reasoning.

The guests go on to examine how teachers and administrators changed the way students thought and how they approached problem-solving, and how standardized tests have changed over the years to reflect this radical transformation of America’s education system.

John’s quote of the week:
If you took standardized testing from 1960 and asked a student today to pass that test, they wouldn’t be able to do it. And the student from 1960 couldn’t pass today’s test because they couldn’t think in politically correct terms. It’s difficult to compare apples to oranges to see how far we have fallen.

The Extras Segment is taking a two-week hiatus due to the holidays but it will return with perfect 2020 vision in the New Year!

 

12/21/2019 Visions of Educrats Dance in Their Heads

Podcast Episode Chapters – (Segment start time)

1 – Boralogue – How Did We Get Here with Education? (2:04)
2 – How Outcome Based Education Began (13:29)
3 – Change Angentry in Education (26:23)
4 – From Logical Reason to Emotional Reason (39:46)
5 – Changing How Students Think (52:40)
6 – Changing Standardized Tests (1:06:03)
7 – Extras Segment – On Break for Christmas

      End of Show (1:19:25)

 

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