Bias and Exploitation of Bias About Environment and Climate In Schools – November 22, 2011
Climate change advocates are penetrating the school systems without having to present a balanced view.
Transforming Manitoba – January 16, 2010
Manitoba’s old style public sector model has placed the province firmly outside of western Canada's mainstream.
Proselytizing Five-Year Olds – October 21, 2009
Proselytizing is defined as an attempt to convert someone from one religion, belief, or opinion to another. It has no place in the classroom and requires a constant vigilance to ensure open minds and balanced information.
Inconvenient Indoctrination – January 23, 2009
While the movie, An Inconvenient Truth, continues to be shown in public schools, a 2007 court ruling in Britain has highlighted the fact that propaganda films like this one should not be relied upon by teachers as an unbiased source of information about climate change.
An Inconvenient Court Ruling – January 23, 2009
Teachers need to ensure that students receive a rigorous education where they learn the facts and all the different perspectives regardless of whether they fit into the popular version of environmentalism.
Want to Prevent Propaganda in Schools? – January 1, 2009
Maybe Canadian politicians should copy this legislation from the United Kingdom. The U.K.’s 1996 Education Act, forbids one-sided partisan activity in the school system and/or political indoctrination. This is the Act that a British judge used in 2007 to describe Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth as propaganda and to require British teachers to present the judge’s caveats about errors in Gore’s film to British students.
An Inconvenient Education – September 4, 2008
"The worst thing you could do in the educational system is not have a balanced approach. That's our job as educators: to make our kids thinkers."
Feedback - Oil and Our Urban Future – August 5, 2008
Environmental Education – March 10, 2008
Environmental education is an important component of public school education. Unfortunately, students are being exposed to only one side of the argument on environmental issues.
Rethinking Environmental Education – March 10, 2008
Environmental Education –The difference between being taught how to think and taught what to think.
Schools Must Warn of Gore Climate Film Bias – October 6, 2007
A British Judge agrees that Al Gore's film An Inconvenient Truth is politically biased and contains serious scientific inaccuracies and 'sentimental mush'.
Putting Global Warming in the Dock – September 25, 2007
A British truck driver is taking the Brown Government to court over a film that he believes is biased and shouldn't be shown without a balanced counterpoint to children in schools.