Sometimes teachers will go above and beyond their duties to make sure their students learn an important lesson. However, a class of teenagers somehow managed to school their own instructor about something she never expected. A teacher tried to simulate dictatorship in her classroom to prepare the class for a book study. The response of the teens simply blew her away.
Diana Leygerman shared her story to prove that “the teens will save us.” As a teacher, she must introduce the George Orwell dystopian novel 1984. But before she does so, Leygerman runs a simulation where she turns the classroom into “a totalitarian regime.” The scheme worked for several years but things took an interesting turn in 2018.
The simulation enlisted the help of other teachers and became a school-wide effort.
According to Leygerman, the ploy to prevent “Senioritis” has always worked despite its oppressive rules. Students were not allowed to do anything unless they raised their hand and asked permission. Those who didn’t play by the rules lost points while teens who reported other students were rewarded.
Things truly are different these days. When Leygerman started the simulation last year, it didn’t take long before the students began fighting back.
“By day two of the simulation, the students were contacting members of administration, writing letters, and creating protest posters,” Leygerman wrote. “They were organizing against me and against the admin. They were stomping the hallways, refusing to do as they were told.”
The SGA president was forced to resign after his scathing email to the teacher.
Since it was a school-wide effort, the students roped in the SGA president to fight for them. The president reportedly wrote an email calling the program “simply fascism at its worst.” Leygerman responded by getting the SGA president to “resign” but that still didn’t stop the teens.
“I ended the experiment two days earlier than I had wanted because their rebellion was strong and overwhelming. For the first time since I’ve done this experiment, the students ‘won,'” Leygerman wrote.
‘1984’ explores a world controlled by propaganda and omnipresent government surveillance.
Leygerman concluded her post by admitting that she believes that “teenagers will save us.”
“They fought for their rights. They won. And, adults can learn a lot from the teens of this generation. While the adults are complacent, jaded, and disparaged, teenagers are ignited, spirited, and take no prisoners. Do not squander their fight; they really are our future. Do not call them entitled; that entitlement is their drive and their passion. Do not get in their way: they will crush you.”
73-Year-Old Mayor Marries Filipino Bride Four Decades His Junior Who He Met Online
“After getting on so well over FaceTime and Whatsapp, it seemed it was time for me to go and meet her in person.”
They say age is just a number and it shouldn’t be a bother when you’re in a relationship. However, whether we like it or not, a lot of people will still judge couples with huge age gaps.
So when a 73-year-old civil leader marries a Filipino bride four decades his junior, it raised a lot of eyebrows. Widower Kit Owen then admitted that he met his wife, Aiza, who’s in her 30s, online.
Mother Of Six Reveals Why All Unwanted Pregnancies Should Be Blamed On Men
“In theory, a man could cause 1000+ unwanted pregnancies in just one year.”
There is little doubt that abortion is already a controversial topic. However, one woman has sparked new debates with her viral rant about who is to blame for making the procedure necessary. The mother of six explained why men are responsible for all unwanted pregnancies.
Gabrielle Blair is an author and a blogger who is currently raising six children. Being a Mormon, she is against abortion. However, Blair is interested in making sure people are aware why it is sometimes necessary and can easily be prevented. How does Blair propose to stop unwanted pregnancies from happening? By making men aware that they are "100% responsible" for it in the first place.
Blair took Twitter by storm with her blistering rant about unwanted pregnancies.
CCTV Captures Woman’s Sweet Gesture For Cold Stray Dog
“The weather was so cold. I just couldn’t take it when I saw him shivering.”
What would you do if you found an unfortunate animal shivering in the rain? One woman decided to do what she can when she discovered a cold stray dog trying to sleep outside a store. Luckily, a CCTV captured her sweet gesture and people were touched by her simple act of kindness.
The CCTV footage shows the woman stepping out of a cafe in Turkey and stopping when she saw the stray dog. She is already prepared to brave the rain as she opens her umbrella. However, she does not leave right away, still lingering beside the poor pup. Eventually, she removes her scarf, carefully folds the cloth, then gently places it over the shivering pooch.
Watch the heartwarming video below: