Teachers seem mature and well adjusted.

Bob Dobbalina

Billy Hamilton status
Feb 23, 2016
I had great classes today.

The kids worked hard and were making a lot of connections. We listened to the Beatles while they worked. Super good social engagement vibe.
Are Mouklis, or Yuan still there? I can't remember the names of anyone else.


Phil Edwards status
Apr 8, 2006
By now kids from stable families on the RHS of the bell curve have pulled their kids out, so now they no longer have to support everyone - only the Latinos and other immigrant children and special needs. School is now ESL and special needs, but only for vaccinated children. Only two constituencies.
Wow. That's quite a hyperbolic generalization. White flight is a thing in some areas and I am sure you could find some schools that fit that description, but most don't.


Phil Edwards status
Feb 25, 2020
What they sing at my kids' school
1. Joyful, joyful, we adore thee,
God of glory, Lord of love;
hearts unfold like flowers before thee,
opening to the sun above.
Melt the clouds of sin and sadness;
drive the dark of doubt away.
Giver of immortal gladness,
fill us with the light of day!

2. All thy works with joy surround thee,
earth and heaven reflect thy rays,
stars and angels sing around thee,
center of unbroken praise.
Field and forest, vale and mountain,
flowery meadow, flashing sea,
chanting bird and flowing fountain,
call us to rejoice in thee.

3. Thou art giving and forgiving,
ever blessing, ever blest,
well-spring of the joy of living,
ocean depth of happy rest!
Thou our Father, Christ our brother,
all who live in love are thine;
teach us how to love each other,
lift us to the joy divine.

4. Mortals, join the mighty chorus
which the morning stars began;
love divine is reigning o'er us,
binding all within its span.
Ever singing, march we onward,
victors in the midst of strife;
joyful music leads us sunward,
in the triumph song of life.
Here's what they sing in California public schools

Tú eres mi otro yo.
You are my other me.
Si te hago daño a ti,
If I do harm to you,
Me hago daño a mi mismo.
I do harm to myself.
Si te amo y respeto,
If I love and respect you,
Me amo y respeto yo.
I love and respect myself.
in lak ech, (feel empathy) panche beh, panche beh panche beh (think critically)
Seeking the roots of the truth, seeking the truth of the roots, elders and us youth, (youth), critical thinking through:
Tezkatlipoka, Tezkatlipoka, x2
smoking mirror, self-reflection
We must vigorously search within ourselves be reflective, introspective by silencing distractions and extensive comprehensive obstacles in our lives, (in our lives),
in order to be warriors of love, of love,
for our gente representin’ justice, (justice)
local to global global to local eco-logical, & social, (social), justice (justice).
Quetzalkoatl, Quetzalcoatl, x2
the morning & evening star of venus double helix of human beings
fearless here it’s, precious blessed
beautiful knowledge, gaining perspective,
on events & experiences our ancestors endured,
allows us to become more realized human beings learn
ing to be listening to each other’s hearts and our elders with humility, dignity, indigenous
brilliance & wisdom in our hearts and our energies, remembering... ancestral memories, planning, future trajectories,
la cultura cura, with remedies of knowledge,
healing epistemologies, ecologies
in life, home, streets, school, work, & life, fueled by...
Huitzilopochtli, huitzilopochtli, x2
hummingbird to the left, yollotl,
corazon, heart, ganas, the will to action as we grow in,
consciousness must be willing to be proactive,
not just thinkin' and talkin' but makin' things happen,
with agency, resiliency, & a revolutionary spirit
that’s positive, progressive, creative, native,
Passion everlasting work hard in action,
tap in, to the spark of our universal heart,
pulsating creation huitzilopochtli cause like sunlight, the light inside of us, in will to action’s
what brings...
Xipe Totek, Xipe Totek, x2
transformation, liberation, education, emancipation. imagination revitalization, liberation, transformation, decolonization, liberation, education, emancipation,
changin’ our situation in this human transformation,
the source of strength that allows us to transform and renew.
We must have the strength to shed naive or self-sabotaging views,
which may hinder us hold us back more than we ever knew,
amazing when embracing emanating r new & improved, critical compassionate creative consciousness
we’re here to transform the world we’re spiraling, rotating & revolving in,
giving thanks daily, tlazokamati, giving thanks daily, tlazokamati,
healing & transforming as we’re evolving in this universe, universe, of
Hunab Ku, Hunab Ku, x2
Nahui OlIin Lak Ech - Panche Beh, Ethnic Studies For All, Represent!!
So a dumb song for dumb kids to be taught by dumb teachers. It's interesting to watch the California public education regime give back all the intellectual capital from Christendom, like math (take that, Newton and Leibniz!) All this ends in Meso-American stone age life, which should be easy to teach because there's just not much to teach. It's the level of civilization enjoyed by the Sumerians 4,000 years ago with similar religion. Its almost as if the religion shapes the culture. :unsure:

Bob Dobbalina

Billy Hamilton status
Feb 23, 2016
Man. If that guidance counselor could force someone to get a gender reassignment surgery, they must be great at getting kids into college and getting kids to go to class on time.
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Reactions: Mr Doof
May 24, 2020
I'm so sick of this coronavirus and this abnormal attention to it. It's as if there are no other diseases anymore, and only the coronavirus is our only problem. I am infinitely sorry for teachers and children who somehow have to adapt to all this.
My daughter is a teacher at school, and she cried every day because it was tough for her to work like that. I felt so sorry for her.
Teachers must somehow adapt their classes to the online version. I can't imagine how difficult it is.
Fortunately, she got acquainted with a blog for teachers https://www.twinkl.co.uk/blog/teacher-blogs-that-trainee-teachers-should-be-following, where she found useful tips for her work.
I don't understand what some people like about distance learning. It's terrible.
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Duke status
Jan 24, 2011
Vagina Point
I had a great class right now.

It's such a good feeling when you got a class trained up.

Two more weeks and then it's GTF0 time