16 Jul '11, 9am

Is this really ok? Preschoolers taught 'N' is for 'nipples' by teacher

Is this really ok? Preschoolers taught 'N' is for 'nipples' by teacher

was appalled to find her K1 child's teacher had used the word 'nipples' to teach her students about words starting with the letter 'n'. The STOMPer then consulted the principal who said she felt it was ok for the teacher to use such words. Said the STOMPer: "I was flipping through my child's K1 exercise book when I saw this. "I feel disturbed by what I saw. "The teacher taught the class to write the word. I spoke to the principal about it and she feels that it is ok for the teacher to use such words. "She said they believe that children should be taught from young the right words to use for such body parts and they also do not indiscriminate the use of words such as 'penis' and 'vagina'. "According to her, they happened to be learning body parts during that period and she feels that it is ok for the teacher to use 'N' for 'nipples'. But she has no reply when I said other w...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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