Should Shakespeare Come with a Warning Label? In his article “Should Shakespeare Come with a Warning Label?”, author David M Perry, an associate professor of history at Dominican University in Illinois, points out “trigger warnings” among students taking courses in higher education classes with vile content within the class’ assignments. He acknowledges that both sides of the argument have a valid point, but favors the critics of trigger warnings because he claims if students want to excel, they must face situations that make them uncomfortable. In addition, Perry suggests a plan to possibly help student: teachers advice students in advance about graphic content, and students should use the disability resources offered at school. Although
Should middle school students be taught about the Holocaust? Some teachers and parents are afraid of letting students learn about the Holocaust because of the gruesome events that took place and the potential of offending other students religion. All students should get to know about what happened in the Holocaust and how it affects us present day, so that we don’t have to repeat their actions. Students need to learn the tragedy of the Holocaust. The holocaust was a period of time when Adolf Hitler took control over almost all of Europe.
Joanne Lipman wrote an article on “why tough teachers gets good results”. Teachers used to call students names and even physically correct them, in the today world they would have already been fired. Lipman doesn’t believe in calling kids names but he also doesn’t believe in this, “the conventional wisdom holds that teachers are supposed to tease knowledge out of students, rather than pound it into their heads”. There are eight principle and research that explain why the conventional wisdom is wrong. Tough teachers do get good results and they always will.
Prayer and the Bible should be reintroduce into schools because they lay a foundation for morality, can be practiced without disrespecting those who disagree, and offers adolescents hope. By reintroducing the Bible and prayer back into the public school system, adolescents will have a foundation for morality. Since the banning of prayer and the Bible in 1962, there has been a steady moral decline. According to the US Bureau of Census, criminal arrest of teens is up 150 percent; according to the National Center of Health Services teen suicide is up 450 percent; according to the US Department of Health and Human Services child abuse is up 2300 percent; and lastly, according to National Institute of Drug Abuse illegal drug activity is up
In the commentary, “Using Native American Folktales in the Classroom”, by Debbie Reese and the piece, “The Way to Rainy Mountain”, by Scott Momaday, authenticity is very important between these controversial articles. Establishing the authenticity of a text to be used in a high school classroom is imperative before assigning the text to be read by students. In commentaries by different authors, the authors depict Native Americans in many different ways. Before reading these articles students should establish the authenticity of the pieces of literature. In Reese 's article, she talks about how children should really know the history of Native Americans not just what they looked like based on pop culture.
During the school year, Marco used ongoing assessment data to tailor his lessons to his student’s needs. He would also use the knowledge he gained during his teacher preparation years such as continual progress monitoring to make adjustments. With the strategies Marco applied he was able to see progress in his students reading abilities. Next the study follow Destiny was hired to teach second grade in a high poverty school. She was faced with not having up-to-date material to use in the classroom.
Artie Spiegelman 's graphic novel Maus has greater teaching value when teaching high school students about the Holocaust than Elie Wiesel 's novel Night. Spiegelman 's Maus is better suited for teaching high school students about the events of the Holocaust due to how it is able to show what desperate measures the Jews would go to not to be brought away by the Nazis, its depiction of how the Holocaust affects survivors, and how it is able to show the horrid acts of the Holocaust in a visual manner. Maus is able to both tell and show the horrors of the Holocaust Both Wiesel’s Night and Spiegelman’s Maus depict similar horrors of the Holocaust; however, due to Spiegelman 's Maus being a graphic novel, it is able to not only tell the
Lies My Teacher Told Me American history is taught in schools all over the country. History is important since it educates students about the nation’s past. However, this past is portrayed as that of a “perfect” nation. Most school book authors know this history as lies. Conversely, James W. Loewen, the author of the Lies My Teacher Told Me believes that most of the students are taught a lie because of the teachers.
Government censorship is exposed throughout Ray Bradbury 's novel, Fahrenheit 451. Although the novel exemplifies a pessimistic view on the government, Fahrenheit 451 should be incorporated in all high school curriculums due to the reason that it brings awareness to the reader about the cruel dystopian society of censorship. The despicable nature of censorship should be discussed to educate people on their rights, such as freedom of expression.
The point of going to school is to learn about the world people live in and to figure out what to do in life. It is important for people to learn about the environment around them and to educate themselves on where they live. One of the most important subjects in school is history. It is important to learn about America 's history so that mistakes will be learned from and won 't happen again. America 's history helps people understand how they got here.
Many people argue that the Holocaust should to be main genocide taught in school. However, how are students supposed to expand their knowledge and know about other world causes that are happening? With just letting them know about one you miss the opportunity to open their minds and have them think about how others are feeling right now in the world. The Holocaust was very tragic but by researching and reading you can see that just as bad or maybe even a little worst genocides like the Holocaust are still happening and whether you agree or disagree you should really open up to the world that is around
Through Kozol’s Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools, it can be observed that children like those at Morris High are taught about racial inequalities, but are not taught to recognize white privilege. In addition, they seem to only be passionate about issues that have potential to benefit them personally. Helping children like those in East
The documentary “Class Divided” is a video that was done in the early 1960s to show students how racism and discrimination is shown, and how to put yourself in that other persons shoes. The teacher had divided her students into two different groups based on their eye color. This exercise shows the students how discrimination racism can cause so much trouble and drama. It shows that we take this on because of our surroundings and how we are taught growing up. I felt that this video is perfect for what we have been learning and doing in our last discussion.
They should be taught the Holocaust because people have a tendency to only care about themselves and usually turn a blind eye and a deaf ear to problems that don’t affect them. The Holocaust will teach them that because of the many millions of bystanders and bigots, the mass murders of 6 million of the 9.5 million Jews in Europe occurred. Also the students should be taught the Holocaust in the 8th grade so they can develop an understanding of it that gets magnified in high school. The mass murders that occurred in Germany were egregious and should never happen again, and teaching the kids will be a big step in doing
There are many ways on how people think it should be taught or maybe not even taught at all. The Holocaust should be taught to students in middle school so they are more aware of what could happen and so they can actually think about the situation. Teaching the Holocaust to students engages the curiosity of many students and encourages them to think critically and participate. The Holocaust is an interesting topic for most kids at school because there is so much that happened. This adds a personal growth to students critical and intellectual aspect.