Seattle Schools Lead Controversial Push to ‘Rehumanize’ Math with leftists indoctrination

The Seattle school district is planning to infuse all K-12 math classes with ethnic-studies questions that encourage students to explore how math has been “appropriated” by Western culture and used in systems of power and oppression, a controversial move that puts the district at the forefront of a movement to “rehumanize” math.

The district’s proposed framework outlines strands of discussion that teachers should incorporate into their classes. One leads students into exploring math’s roots “in the ancient histories of people and empires of color.” Another asks how math and science have been used to oppress and marginalize people of color, and who holds power in a math classroom.

Another theme focuses on resistance and liberation, encouraging students to recognize the mathematical practices and contributions of their own communities, and looking at how math has been used to free people from oppression.

Seattle’s proposals land as schools all over the country are discussing the role ethnic studies should play in their curricula. In most places, if schools offer ethnic studies at all, it’s usually in a stand-alone course in high school. But increasingly, schools and districts are starting to sprinkle ethnic studies across the K-12 spectrum. Seattle is taking a highly unusual approach by weaving the field’s multicultural and political questions not just through all grade levels, but into all subjects.

Seattle’s four-page framework is still in the proposal stage. If adopted, its ideas will be included in existing math classes as part of the district’s broader effort to infuse ethnic studies into all subjects across the K-12 spectrum. Tracy Castro-Gill, Seattle’s ethnic studies director, said her team hopes to have frameworks completed in all subjects by June for board approval.

If the frameworks are approved, teachers would be expected to incorporate those ideas and questions into the math they teach beginning next fall, Castro-Gill said. No districtwide—or mandated—math/ethnic studies curriculum is planned, but groups of teachers are working with representatives of local community organizations to write instructional units for teachers to use if they wish, she said.

“Seattle is definitely on the forefront with this,” said Robert Q. Berry III, the president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. “What they’re doing follows the line of work we hope we can move forward as we think about the history of math and who contributes to that, and also about deepening students’ connection with identity and agency.”

 

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/10/11/seattle-schools-lead-controversial-push-to-rehumanize.html?cmp=soc-edit-tw-teach

SYSBM – The Basic Fundamentals Of The Lifestyle

SYSBM – The Basic Fundamentals Of The Lifestyle

Exposing Corruption Under Every Rock

SYSBM for those who may not know stands for “Save Yourself Black Men”. In light of some information that was brought forward to me by King Sigma, I’ve just put together a short list as to what SYSBM is and isn’t, what we accept and don’t accept. The list below is not the be all and end all of the lifestyle, feel free to add to it.

1. SYSBM IS NOT ABOUT SAVING THE BLACK COMMUNITY. As far as we are concerned the black community is dead and black women were the ones who killed it. By the way as I’ve mentioned before black women ARE THE BLACK COMMUNITY, black men on the other hand in their eyes are not considered to be part of the black community, the black female looks upon them as OUTSIDE HELP to forward her agenda and her agenda alone.

2. We at the SYSBM…

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Biology Deniers Force Procter & Gamble To Remove Venus Symbol From Sanitary Pads Packaging

National Period Day wasn’t just a day for Democrat politicians to pander

, but it was also a day for large corporations to cave to pressure from the transgender lobby. On Saturday, transgender activists succeeded in forcing Procter & Gamble, the makers of Always sanitary pads, to remove the “Venus” female symbol (♀) from the wrapping of its products.

 

The company caved due to accusations of “transphobia.”

The cave-in by P&G comes after Flora margarine stopped advertising on Mumsnet following accusations that the parenting website is transphobic, which also sparked a boycott as reported by The Mail on Sunday last week.

A trans activist using the pseudonym ‘Melly Boom’ had tweeted in July asking Always why it was ‘imperative’ to have the sign on their sanitary products.

The tweet said: ‘There are non-binary and trans folks who still need to use your products too you know!’

Another activist, Ben Saunders – named young campaigner of the year by LGBT charity Stonewall in May after making a documentary about being transgender – contacted the sanitary pad makers in June with a similar complaint.

The Always marketing team replied with a comment that Saunders, 18, posted on Twitter, reading: ‘We are glad to inform you that as of December we will use a wrapper design without the feminine symbol.’

Sanitary pads without the feminine symbol on the wrapping are now expected to hit stores in January 2020. Procter & Gamble’s decision to kowtow to a tiny, tiny fraction of population, however, has outraged women, who are now boycotting the brand.

Leading feminist campaigner Julie Bindel told The Mail on Sunday: ‘Removing the female symbol from sanitary towel packaging is basically denying the existence of women.

‘We’re now moving towards the total elimination of women’s biology. The women’s symbol has been used by feminists for decades. This is pure cowardice and virtue signalling from these big corporate brands who are capitulating to the trans agenda.’

Women on social media sites also aired their fury at the decision by P&G.

Maya Forstater, a women’s rights advocate who lost her job as a think tank tax expert for saying transgender women are not women, tweeted: ‘The venus sign in biology is used to represent the female sex (you know, the ONLY people who will ever need these products). It does not represent gender identity.’

A glance at the Always brand’s Twitter page shows the extents they will go to be “woke.” Most of their tweets during the month of October have mentioned National Period Day, Menstrual Equity, and/or the cause #EndPeriodPoverty. Curiously, they also promote hashtags #LikeAGirl and #DayoftheGirl—while at the same they cave to trans activists who want to force the masses to believe that women aren’t the only ones who menstruate.

https://pjmedia.com/trending/trans-activists-force-procter-gamble-to-remove-venus-symbol-from-sanitary-pads-packaging/