The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #148530 Message #3449356
Posted By: Ebbie
08-Dec-12 - 03:01 PM
Thread Name: BS: New curricula in US schools?
Subject: RE: BS: New curricula in US schools?
If a child hears only rap, then rap will be either the choice to 'sing' or the child will refuse to sing at all.
If a child knows only Harlequin novels, say, that will be the child's reading material – or the child will refuse the written word.
If the only lifestyle known is multi-generational welfare, then welfare will be considered the norm.
Exposure to diversity is essential if there is to be progress. In anything.