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Teacher suspended for discussing racial epithet in class

askingtherightquestions:

I believe he was wrongfully suspended. He was taking the moment to educate his students about something meaningful. It was a teachable moment. Thoughts?

  1. davidtheboss answered: Hmm do you think he would’ve been charged if he wasn’t white?
  2. minkalola answered: uww
  3. courtney-blystone answered: i mean the teacher should have watched how he explained it
  4. 121255 answered: Concordo que o discurso pode ajudar a melhorar o conhecimento e retirar as duvidas , sempre o diálogo sobre qualquer tema é importante.
  5. heathermcgeoch reblogged this from askingtherightquestions
  6. yourfutureyesterday reblogged this from askingtherightquestions and added:
    Ridiculous. Ignoring the word and silencing those who speak it will only serve to give it more power and discourage the...
  7. bravenewderek answered: I think the teacher acted appropriately in the situation as an educator. Hopefully everything gets cleared for him!
  8. wincherella answered: I agree, but without knowing the context of his lesson, it is hard to tell but I think its a teachable moment.
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  10. internationalprofessorsproject answered: I agree, I think Mason was quick to automatically assume and form a negative association without fully understanding Brown’s good intentions
  11. iamdfair reblogged this from askingtherightquestions
  12. itsowlgoodyall reblogged this from askingtherightquestions and added:
    It’s very interesting that his case is called Brown v. Board of Education…
  13. wordless-stanza reblogged this from askingtherightquestions and added:
    As both a linguist and a black American, it took me quite some time to fully develop my opinions on that word—because...
  14. whiskeyforagrownman reblogged this from nuclearphysics and added:
    There’s something semi-ironic about this being Brown v. Board of Ed.
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  16. mminsker reblogged this from askingtherightquestions and added:
    Ignoring these things will not make them go away. Why employ teachers if you don’t wish for them to actually teach?
  17. nuclearphysics reblogged this from askingtherightquestions and added:
    This. Just, what?
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  20. so-schmoove answered: Absolutely ridiculous that he would be punished for trying to educate kids about something like that…
  21. amermaidwholikesgirls answered: It’s a tricky topic, and most are to closed minded to listen. Most of the time in these situations it is wrongful they are silenced.
  22. teachinginthemiddle reblogged this from askingtherightquestions and added:
    I agree—wrong to suspend him. Last year my high school student teacher mentor was a young black woman (well I suppose...
  23. majoras-skull-kid answered: A word only has meaning if we give it meaning. “bad” words will continue to be bad as long as we give them power over ourselves.
  24. teachandtutor answered: Very ironic this happened at a school called the Murray Language Academy.
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