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Postby Tundra » Sat Feb 20, 2010 10:57 am

If schools were to change, how would you want them to change? And how would they do that?
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Re: Schools

Postby Kimra » Sat Feb 20, 2010 1:13 pm

It would require gasoline, matches and some marshmallows.
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Re: Schools

Postby starling_bird » Sat Feb 20, 2010 3:04 pm

School class sizes are too big. We should introduce panthers into schools to weed out the fat, slow and ugly kids. This has the added advantage of statistically improving the overall health of the community.
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Re: Schools

Postby Cirtur » Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:08 pm

And! Carbon emissions would go down because statistically it is the fatter kids that use the school bus.
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Re: Schools

Postby Euclidthegreek » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:51 am

Schools need more money (so they can pay for the panthers). I suggest we get this money by eliminating useless bullshit.
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Re: Schools

Postby Edminster » Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:01 am

Euclidthegreek wrote:Schools need more money (so they can pay for the panthers). I suggest we get this money by eliminating useless bullshit.

Better idea: locate schools in the middle of those big zoos that Tundra was on about in Sci-Phi. That way the animals get to hunt food, and the fat kids go away.

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Re: Schools

Postby Euclidthegreek » Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:13 am

Edminster wrote:
Euclidthegreek wrote:Schools need more money (so they can pay for the panthers). I suggest we get this money by eliminating useless bullshit.

Better idea: locate schools in the middle of those big zoos that Tundra was on about in Sci-Phi. That way the animals get to hunt food, and the fat kids go away.

Everyone wins!
But what about the useless bullshit?
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Re: Schools

Postby smiley_cow » Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:20 am

That's right, all this money wasted on things like textbooks, and smart boards when they should be going towards teacher's salaries!

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Re: Schools

Postby Snarky00 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:57 am

If states hired people to write books for their state specific curriculums they could print as many as they needed without having to pay outrageous prices.
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Re: Schools

Postby Tundra » Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:35 am

I don't think there should be textbooks at all. Except possibly for Maths in High School.

And novels for English class.
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Re: Schools

Postby Cirtur » Sun Feb 21, 2010 1:59 pm

As someone currently in school I'd say get rid of all the people in the younger year groups.
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Re: Schools

Postby smiley_cow » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:23 pm

Snarky00 wrote:If states hired people to write books for their state specific curriculums they could print as many as they needed without having to pay outrageous prices.


This is what my province does. We print our own textbooks to go with the curricula, it still costs money, and you still have to justify buying the new textbooks, when the curricula get updated, to your administration. But it's still much cheaper than buying real textbooks and usually much easier to read for students and more relevant.


Tundra wrote:I don't think there should be textbooks at all. Except possibly for Maths in High School.

And novels for English class.


Why don't you like textbooks?
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Re: Schools

Postby Cirtur » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:32 pm

Textbooks killed her parents.

Also her.
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Re: Schools

Postby smiley_cow » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:41 pm

So that's why she hasn't been on the forum for eight whole hours now.

RIP Tundra .

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Re: Schools

Postby Lethal Interjection » Sun Feb 21, 2010 7:14 pm

I think school should be a glorified daycare where parents dump their kids for the day.
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