Tag: school

HS Valedictorian Criticizes American Schooling in Provocative Commencement Speech In less than 10 minutes a high school graduate, Erica Goldson, accurately describes the public educational system and defines exactly what is wrong with it. And her plans for changing the way we do things in the future. Bravo! Bravo! TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

The folks at Fed Up want to improve school lunches. Take a look at photos of various school lunches and vote to Eat It, or Toss It. Too bad they couldn’t include the smell. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

When my oldest boy was a teenager he had a Trapper Keeper notebook. It was cool. Your kid, or you, might have had one too because Mead has sold 75 million of them. Here’s the story on the history of the Trapper Keeper. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

This might be old news, that memorization gets in the way of learning. I remember registering such complaints with my high school friends, and later with my college friends. The dolts who think memorization is a good way to learn probably aren’t sharp enough to know that there are exciting ways of thinking, like creatively, […]

If you like a good success story you’ll love this one. It begins with a load of student loan debt leading to a hard life and then . . . read on. Told in words and a bunch of pictures. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious