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Are there any subjects that you find unacceptable and will never teach?

Why?

  

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by on Oct. 25, 2013 at 8:31 PM
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AutymsMommy
by Silver Member on Jan. 7, 2014 at 12:32 AM
Feel free to ask away then.

Quoting katyq:

Hallelujah! I would love to know what fans of abstinence only ed. are hoping to accomplish because they are producing a whole lot more pregnant teens than their counterparts.

Quoting PurpleCupcake:

Oh. I wouldn't teach abstinence only sex ed. 


katyq
by Member on Jan. 7, 2014 at 12:41 AM

I only hVe the one question

Quoting AutymsMommy: Feel free to ask away then.

Quoting katyq:

Hallelujah! I would love to know what fans of abstinence only ed. are hoping to accomplish because they are producing a whole lot more pregnant teens than their counterparts.

Quoting PurpleCupcake:

Oh. I wouldn't teach abstinence only sex ed. 



redhead-bedhead
by Bronze Member on Jan. 7, 2014 at 1:11 AM
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I may be guilty of that...lol

Quoting sha_lyn68:

Me too.

Quoting paganbaby:

I've taught my kids Witchcraft...LOL

Quoting mhaney03:

depends on the age level for certain ones... I'm not teaching anything about body changes to my preschooler, obviously. 

um... witchcraft maybe? LOL.





jen2150
by Silver Member on Jan. 7, 2014 at 8:01 AM
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Besides how to think I teach them very little. I present the info and they do the rest. I consider myself their facilitator. I give them the evidence for creation and evolution and let them decide. I tell them I will not always be right and to question everything. Never take something they read as fact. Even when they tell me I taught them to read I usually correct them. I merely presented the tools they did all the hard work. Teachers teach and homeschoolers guide. I don't teach what I know. I instruct them how to become self educated.
hipmomto3
by Bronze Member on Jan. 7, 2014 at 9:52 AM
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I can't think of any subjects I would NOT let my children learn about. They are all elementary aged (at least for the rest of this year!) so they pretty much learn what I provide them with, but as they get older, if they hear about something from a friend, a movie, a book... and want to know more, I'm happy to provide them with more information on that topic. Even something nasty like pornography - we could talk about why people make it, why people use it, why it destroys families and individuals. The curriculum we use introduces very serious topics at a pretty young age - a read-aloud book about Jewish children hiding from Nazi soldiers in kindergarten, for example, and as a follow up we watched The Sound of Music - there are developmentally appropriate ways to introduce most topics to any age. 

celtic77dragon
by Member on Jan. 7, 2014 at 9:53 AM
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Is there any subject that I would find unacceptable and refuse to teach... hmm.. 

Thinking of this in the way of typical courses (math, science, history, and english) and the common course study maps for each of those areas of study; yes. Maybe not always "unacceptable" though. I think there are a lot of paths to diverge onto. I have come across materials that I picked up, skimmed, and put back down because I didn't like how it wanted to present certain information. I might expose them to the other views, but I am not going to "teach" it. My kids are encouraged to explore things on their own. 

"Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire." Education is BOTH the filling of a pail and the lighting of a fire. 

TidewaterClan
by on Jan. 7, 2014 at 10:13 AM
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We watched "West Side Story" the other night.  It was good to discuss differences, and how dumb they can be when they lead to all out fights/wars like that instead of acceptance.  It's a better take on the Romeo & Juliet theme but I didn't realize how much until we saw it (I hadn't watched it in forever).

Now, unfortunately, I can't walk anywhere in the house at night without them walking slowly towards me, snapping their fingers, and wanting a dance fight!

Quoting JKronrod:

 Only because our society is totally fixated on youth and "love" and thus only on the teenage idiots.  Get old enough and you realize it's really about the old fogies who lose their kids and future as a result of a stupid feud. 

Quoting SusanTheWriter:

Twilight or Romeo and Juliet? aka, the Two Stupidest Love Stories Ever Told? Or, as I once saw:
http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/236x/10/87/38/108738ee96f9dee283b2d6688e60a93b.jpg



AutymsMommy
by Silver Member on Jan. 7, 2014 at 2:37 PM
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We're hoping to prevent sex before marriage, largely; we're hoping to reduce the number of children born into broken homes or homes that are unable to provide for them.

FWIW, myself along with half a dozen other girls in my high school class ended up pregnant by 16 - even with sex ed in school (that was NOT abstinence only).

Quoting katyq:

I only hVe the one question

Quoting AutymsMommy: Feel free to ask away then.

Quoting katyq:

Hallelujah! I would love to know what fans of abstinence only ed. are hoping to accomplish because they are producing a whole lot more pregnant teens than their counterparts.

Quoting PurpleCupcake:

Oh. I wouldn't teach abstinence only sex ed. 




I am a Home Schooling, Vaccinating, Non spanking, Nightmare Cuddling, Dessert Giving, Bedtime Kissing, Book Reading, Stay at Home Mom. I believe in the benefit of organized after school activities and nosy, involved parents. I believe in spoiling my children. I believe that I have seen the village and I do not want it anywhere near my children. Now for the controversial stuff:  we're Catholic, we're conservative, and we own guns (now there's no need to ask, lol).             Aimee















KickButtMama
by Shannon on Jan. 7, 2014 at 3:37 PM
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I'm loving how many of us are guilty of it! Lol

Quoting redhead-bedhead:

I may be guilty of that...lol

Quoting sha_lyn68:

Me too.

Quoting paganbaby:

I've taught my kids Witchcraft...LOL

Quoting mhaney03:

depends on the age level for certain ones... I'm not teaching anything about body changes to my preschooler, obviously. 

um... witchcraft maybe? LOL.





ambcortez
by Member on Jan. 7, 2014 at 4:05 PM
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Not that I know of. I mean, my current curriculum is very religious, but we aren't. I don't see the harm in learning about different religions. We've made pagan alters before. I dunno. Maybe sports? lol. I don't think it's unacceptable, but I definitely don't want to teach a sport.

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