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Portland. quantified. and believed that through a stimulus-response approach (like Pavlov) students could be conditioned for a new social order. Mo. stated "The conditioning of modern American society began with John Dewey. Ph.. a thing made sense and was worth pursuing if it could be measured. home page.Instruction classrooms: (A picture is worth a thousand words!) TIME LINE FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SKINNERIAN/PAVLOVIAN RAT LAB PERFORMANCE-BASED METHOD NECESSARY FOR GLOBAL WORKFORCE TRAINING FOLLOWS: 1832 Wilhelm Wundt. Professor Harold Laski. said of this Report: "At bottom and stripped of its carefully neutral phrases. a Fabian Socialist and the Father of Progressive Education. passed by Parliament during 1862. This was the legislation that produced payment-for-results. 1933 Carnegie Corporation's Eight-Year Study. 3D Website. They abhorred the narrowness and mechanical character the system imposed on the educational process. (Princeton Book Co. was born in Neckarau. 1934 Conclusions and Recommendations for the Social Studies. The following excerpt outlines the experiment: The call for sound and cheap elementary instruction was answered by legislation. This extraordinarily rare and important book can be accessed here. and then when page with titles pops up scroll down to "Report of the Commission on Social Studies". published by American Historical Association. Dewey used the psychology developed in Leipzig by Wilhelm Wundt.) . philosopher of British socialism. (Type "Report" into search engine. in an excellent article entitled "The Conditioning of America" (The Christian News. funded by Carnegie Corporation. The following quote is taken from "The Leipzig Connection: The Systematic Destruction of American Education" by Paolo Lionni and Lance J. 1989). Overhold and Wayne J. he proposed that psychology concern itself solely with experience. This book contained a section entitled Payment-for-Results which chronicles the English experiment. the nineteenth century English accountability system. Ore. referred to by the Education Commission of the States in the nineteen nineties as the forerunner of OBE. This Report lays bare the education agenda for the United States for the next 100 years." Please go to 3D website. Teacher opposition resulted in abandonment of the experiment.J. the report is an educational program for a socialist America"..D. Teachers provided the bulk of the resistance. 1976. The opposition to the English payment-forresults system which arose at the time of its introduction was particularly interesting. known as The Revised Code. pages 2 and 3 for more info regarding importance of Wundt." 1862 The first experiment with Outcome-based Education (OBE) was conducted in England in 1862. N. Princeton. New Haven. and they based their objections on both educational and economic grounds. Don Martin of University of Pittsburgh. a psychologist. Klass (Heron Books. December 11. Urban of Georgia State University wrote Accountability in American Education: A Critique. 1980 available at Amazon. George E. Seeing no way to do this with the human soul. and scientifically demonstrated. founder of experimental psychology and the force behind its dissemination throughout the Western world. Dennis Cuddy.com: "To Wundt. 3D website. southern Germany in 1862. They also objected to the economic burden forced upon them by basing their pay on student performance.

C. Appendix VII. See her excellent critiques of mastery learning program in "the deliberate dumbing down of america”. 1968-1980. according to parents. Texas. Guines said. and doctors. for underprivileged Title I children. similar techniques. 1984.C. Office of Education through the Texas Education Agency. ECRI (Exemplary Center for Reading Instruction) which. Ethna Reid. Engelmann received federal funding for the promotion of this program for at least thirty years! 1968. are now being used in many parts of the country." This statement was probably in response to an outcry from parents of students in the failed D. Washington Post article dated August 1. which after 12 years was described by Education Week as a "human tragedy. Sticht. I believe.C. was quoted in a Washington Post article dated August 8. D. Apprendices.S. 1982 as follows: "Ending discrimination and changing values are probably more important than reading in moving low income families into the middle class. . One important excerpt: "Many aspects of the PBTE approach could be conceived as Skinnerian. Associate Director for Basic Skills of the National Institute of Education. Siegfried Engelmann's DISTAR (Direct Instruction program).F. funded by the U. dehumanizing. Excerpts: "Guines said that the new curriculum is based on the work in behavioral psychology of Harvard University's B. The basic idea.What is the State of the Art?" by Stanley Elam. This paper was prepared for the Committee on Performance-based Teacher Education pursuant to a contract with the U. although at different rates of speed. A-94. Mastery Learning project.1965.based education and it funds BSTEP (Behavioral Science Teacher Education Program) which calls for teacher to be a psychiatrist and a "trainer. Department of Education. Skinner who developed teaching machines and even trained pigeons during World War II to pilot and detonate bombs and torpedoes. Phi Delta Kappa Publications." 1971." 1982. This federally-funded program conducted by William Spady was. Believe it or not. is to break down complicated learning into a sequence of clear and simple skills that virtually everyone can master.S. Mastery Learning program. Thomas Sticht (above) who worked on the failed D.. "Performance-Based Teacher Education. 3D website. "why can't you teach human beings to behave in an effective and rational way? We know that we can modify human behavior." not a "teacher." 1968. teachers. 1977 entitled "Competency Tests Set in 26 Schools". makes students sick. called competency education or mastery teaching.." The article went on to say "According to Thomas B. This was the first Direct Instruction program funded by the U. We're not scared of that. Utah. ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Utah "Excellence in Instructional Delivery Systems: Research and Dissemination of Exemplary Outcome-Based Programs" .S.etc. Chicago Mastery Learning. A130. 3D website." Guines remarked. Austin. This is the biggest thing that's happening in education today. 1968. Office of Education. the first one to use the term "outcome-based education: OBE" The change in the name of the program from ML to OBE was due to the mastery learning disaster in Chicago and in Washington. If you can train a pigeon to fly up there and press a button and set off a bomb. A143-149. spawned as part of Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society") calls for performance." 1977. has been thoroughly researched by elementary school teacher Ann Herzer.

primarily in inner city schools. Scroll down to "Failing Grades"." He was buried with honors in the Kremlin. Before Cynthia Weatherly. 1992. we called Siegfried Engelmann's (Direct Instruction .. The educrat change agents can get away with just about anything if public thinks it will help children to read. The conditioning method is necessary for work force training. as well as political brainwashing.1985. Gaither said to Mr. CIA forerunner) or the European Economic Administration. when Mr. etc. is being implemented right now in the USA. One of our good education researchers. USA. Research Director for the Congressional Investigation of the TaxExempt Foundations in 1953. Also strong support for charter schools (publicly-funded private schools) and reference to charter schools in Russia. conscience. who couldn't believe "Direct Instruction" was based on the Skinner/Pavlov method. President Bush calls for Soviet-style workforce training. Communist governments are atheist so they consider their citizens as nothing but animals. etc. former chairman of the Communist Party. Dodd visited his office in New York City. including the Pavlovian method. Congressional Record. 1992." The Chinese/Soviet communist system of education. 1998. Click here and type word "Failing" into search box. (Effective Schools use the Skinner method).DISTAR) office in Oregon. United States-USSR education Agreement (Reagan-Gorbachev) and Carnegie-Soviet Academy of Science Agreement. President George W. Has our government adopted the same atheistic view of its citizens? The agreements between the United States and the USSR and China are simply the full realization of the merger of the United States and the Soviet Union as clearly spelled out by Rowan Gaither. The video arrived and Cindi and I sat stunned watching the teacher training: hand signals. editor of 3D and I put the book to bed in 1999. operating under directives from the White House. Brought back Engelmann's Direct Instruction due to public uproars regarding failures of mastery learning and outcomes-based education. Reading Excellence Act calls for Direct Instruction. "They" always bring these “destined-to-fail” programs back attaching them to "reading" programs since reading is the key ingredient of education about which the population was and is concerned. Bush speaks regarding National Youth Apprenticeship Act. "Failing Grades" video out of Canada which relates to use of Direct Instructionand Charter Schools. Charlotte Iserbyt is correct. 1996. 1999. May 3. called the DISTAR office and talked to Engelmann's top assistant regarding the DI method. Dodd: "All of us here at the policy making level of the foundation have at one time or another served in the OSS (Office of Strategic Services. and ordered the direct instruction (DISTAR) teacher training video. She asked her directly: "Is Charlotte Iserbyt correct when she says that DI is Skinner/Pavlov?" Her response was: "Yes. Also discusses "Effective Schools" which is extensively covered in "deliberate dumbing down of America” and visits of major change agents to Russia in regard to "Effective Schools". in his conversation with Norman Dodd. in his 1930 book "Toward a Soviet America. with no soul. as recommended by William Foster. Proof that neoconservatives from USA and Canada promoting Skinner method for use in work force training. or free will. President of the Ford Foundation. . We wanted to make sure our arguments in opposition to the Pavlovian method made in my book were in fact correct.

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