Articles written by: Dr. Samuel L. Blumenfeld
Dr. Samuel L. Blumenfeld is the author of eight Books on education, including: "Is Public Education Necessary?" "NEA: Trojan Horse in American Education," "The Whole Language/OBE Fraud" and "Home schooling: A Parents Guide to Teaching Children.
1.America's ongoing reading problem
The minute you hear that a plan calls for the mobilization of virtually the entire city to teach kids to read, you know that it is going to fail.
2.Can Ritalin kill a child?
On March 21, 2000, 14-year-old Matthew Smith dropped dead of a heart attack while skateboarding. He had been on Ritalin since the first grade.
3.Columbine High and New Age philosophy
Although Columbine High School is not in the Littleton school district, it is hard to believe that it completely escaped the influences of the OBE.
4.Death education at Columbine High
Death education has been a part of the progressive curriculum in virtually every public school in America for at least the last fifteen years.
5.Defining whole language
Fortunately, the answer is easy to give, because whole-language professors have bee quite open in defining what they mean by their pedagogic philosophy.
6.Deliberately dumbing us down
American children are for the purpose of leading the American people into a socialist world government controlled by behavioral and social scientists.
7.Drugging kids and school violence
Believe it or not, there are now over 5 million school kids in America on psychotropic drugs, most of which are prescribed and administered by the schools themselves.
8.Education vs. training
The takeover of American public schools by behavioral scientists and psychologists means the permanent destruction of traditional education.
9.Gatto get new book on education
He understands fully the anatomy of our educational-industrial complex, which is far more dangerous than the military-industrial complex.
10.Goals 2000: Another Fed fiasco
The problem is not that the children aren't ready to learn, it's that the teachers aren't ready to teach! Children are ready to learn the moment they are born.
11.God the educator
God created man to be like Him, not to be another god, but to be like God, with creative powers and intelligence that no other creature possessed.
12.Homeschooling and global tyranny
America is at a very crucial period in its history. Our national sovereignty is being continually diminished by the New World Order.
13.How public schools are destroying the American brain
A brain that thinks inaccurately is a disabled brain. And we are turning out from our public schools millions of disabled brains, unable to think.
14.How to dumb down a nation
Easy, destroy its literacy, and you've dumbed it down. And once dumbed down, it becomes the potential victim of any power that wants to dominate it.
15.Humanism and public education
No one can doubt that for the last 150 years the public schools have had that full and faithful experiment, and that the spiritual effect on Christian children has been disastrous.
16.Newsweek and Dyslexia
Reading is not a new science. It is a very old learnable skill, easily acquired if taught in the proper manner.
17.Our lobotomized children
These young people without brains, who congregate in parking lots, haunt shopping malls, drive around aimlessly on Saturday night, partying and drinking.
18.Revolution via home schooling
The only effective group of citizens today in open opposition to big government is the home schoolers.
19.The charade of education reform
"No Child Left Behind," we knew that the reform is as phony as all the previous reforms that were supposed to leave no child behind.
20.The fraud of education reform
There was a time when the National Education Association openly admitted that its goal was world government.
21.The great American education fraud
The great American education fraud consists of not teaching inner city, minority children to read in the proper phonetic manner.
22.The literacy war goes on
Whole Language is about as entrenched as ever, and any hope of teachers being taught how to truly teach intensive, systematic phonics in the primary grades is wishful thinking.
23.The making of a black underclass
The system will pretend to educate, while systematically using teaching methods, such as whole language and invented spelling creating dyslexia.
24.The season for dyslexia
What most parents don't realize is that the reason why their child is having a problem learning to read is because of the way he or she is being taught.
25.Theory of evolution: Fact or fairy tale?
Back in 1987 the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 1981 Louisiana law which mandated a balanced treatment in teaching evolution and creation in the public schools.
26.Thinking of homeschooling
First graders will be labeled learning disabled, dyslexic, reading disabled, ADD, or ADHD. Parents will be told that their children need to be put on Ritalin.
27.Title I: Not making the grade
If any proof is needed that federal education programs don't work, and in fact make things worse, all one has to do is look at the sorry record that Title I.
28.When teachers become psychotherapists
Most parents of public school children are unaware that teachers all across America are now practicing psychotherapy in the classroom without a license.
29.Why children fail
Those of us who have been watching the deliberate dumbing down of American schoolchildren for the last 30 years were not surprised.
30.Why schools fail
Schools fail because nothing in the "No Child Left Behind, Act" will affect the dumbing-down agenda of the educators who presently control the system.
31.Why U.S. students flunk geography
When asked to find 10 specific states on a map of the U.S., 89 percent could locate California and Texas, but only 51 percent could find New York.
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