School, in 150 words or less, has changed a bit since I last did this. People are listening. Florida is taking standardized testing into the world of law. Classes like Algebra II and foreign language may no longer be required in the state of Michigan. New schools are popping up and gaining new attention. But […]Read More Tfb- special feature: School, in 150 words or less reprise
What’s the limit? That’s my question to the CollegeBoard. Let’s see if one day, they become educated enough to properly answer the question. Till then, let’s talk about what these “educational products” are really doing for the nation. “Sixty-six of those who died were aged between 10 and 17 – five of them were younger […]Read More sheath and sword: The Final Blow; S1E13
The results were neck in neck until-finally- somebody broke the tie. So, this had to come one day late. And 100 times more powerful. So yeah. Textbooks. What the hell? They have lived far past their prime and, in almost all cases, should be replaced. The tablets vs. textbooks “debate” is a truly pathetic one. […]Read More Textbooks. Why? The Final Blow; S1E13
Remember last week? When I talked about sending out forms to have you guys choose what you wanted to see the school system get attacked with next? And somehow, I never got to sending those forms. False freedom. I told you guys you had a choice, but instead, you somehow got onto seeing me talk […]Read More Faux Freedoms: The Final Blow: S1E12
Summer is out. At least for my school, anyway. Ahh, freedom at last. Of course, just because school’s out doesn’t mean I’m going to stop attacking it, or easing them up, by any means. In fact, I’m going to be even worse. After this Episode, I’m going to air a form every day for […]Read More breathing freedom; The Final Blow, S1E11.
One of the hardest parts about being a creator is dealing with plagiarism. When your hardest work can get copied and pasted with little to no effort needed. For them, it takes them little time. For us, however, it frustrates the hell out of us. We didn’t hire them to sell our products; if we […]Read More Plagiarism: The Final Blow; S1E10
The College Board- A “Non-profit” organization that’s known for having the idea of giving high schoolers the option to take AP’s- college level courses. And to be frank, it sucks. Too many students are pressured into taking these classes to, ironically, get into a good college, and it’s beating the shit out of them. But, […]Read More AP’s….yeah, they suck: The Final Blow S1E9
Diaz’s amendment would change the current testing schedule, cutting testing time to a two-week window for the English Language Arts and writing exam for grades 4-10, beginning no earlier than April 1. Paper-based exams would be mandated to be administered in a two-week timeframe no earlier than May 1. -Sunshine State News, 2017. Good news […]Read More The bill that changes…something. The Final Blow-S1E10
Schools- get better breakfast. We already have to wake up insanely early to go through a terrible system. The least you could do is have a better breakfast. We all love a good breakfast- it’s the most important meal of the day. And if you fill up well, you can go through lunch with ease, […]Read More Schools- get a good breakfast- The Final Blow: S1E8
To make a change, we need to be able to see what the experts think in what taking the first step is into refining education and what needs to be done. Of course, you know that I’ve been very critical about the school system and what needs to be done to change it. But of […]Read More An educational expert’s take on our system- The Final Blow: S1E7.