The following IB "lessons" are taken directly from a school in New York which already has PYP in one of its elementary schools and is seeking to start it in three others. Once TAIB posts this information for readers, there's a very good chance that the district will remove these videos and book list. It is important for readers to understand the type of indoctrination IB consists of.
Would you want your Kindergartner around the man in this video? What is the real message being sent to children about bullies? Who are the "haters"? (any thoughts from you hateful, angry racist mobsters known as Tea Party members?)
***When you click on the first link, a pop-up box will ask you for a password. You don't need one, just click to enter as a "guest" and it should bring you directly to the video. ***
Seriously? Quoting Malcolm X? A Muslim activist who promoted black supremacy, antisemitism and violence? Are we the only ones who think it is entirely inappropriate to assault non-black elementary aged children with the question, "And you have the NERVE to call me colored?"
We've saved the worst for last. Included in this school's "Appreciation Books to Read to Your Children", we find a book called Terrible Things by Eve Bunting and Stephen Gammell. As adults, we found the cover of this book disturbing, so TAIB decided to do a little research. According to Amazon, Terrible Things is an allegory about the Holocaust. Let's read some of the reviews:
If you click on the link that says "recommended lessons" for the MYP and DP, you will find a plethora of links that take you DIRECTLY to UN lessons. The anti-American, anti-capitalism bias of these lessons will be apparent to all but the most dyed in the wool Progressives and socialists. Is this the kind of "rigor" you thought you were getting?
TAIB urges anyone whose district has been infiltrated by IB or is being threatened with IB implementation to print out this link and each and every one of the UN lesson plans and bring them to your Board of Education. State very clearly that you will NOT support the budget of a school system that seeks to indoctrinate its students with the ideology of an organization that embraces tinpot dictators and tyrants and that you want IB OUT NOW!!
The following are sample lessons from IB teachers, and from the IBO website.