Tag Archives: education

Miscellany

10 Things Google Knows to Be True. Educators have a name for question stems. I never knew what they were called. The IRS caves in a bogus forfeiture case. That whole concept is (literally) medieval and needs to be found … Continue reading

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The School Bus

This stinks: Bus Driver to Eight-Year-Old: It’s Too Dangerous to Read While You Ride. I used to read on the bus. One day I was being picked on, so I hit the @$$#073 who was bothering me with my algebra … Continue reading

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More Sleep is Good for Learning

That’s the conclusion of a Minnesota school system. They reference a number of studies, but, let’s be honest: who cares? The shocking thing about the Edina school district is that they let kids’ needs trump things like bus-utilization and parent/teacher … Continue reading

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German family granted asylum in US … for Homeschooling.

Wow! The statists running the German government think it’s a bad thing for you to educate your children. A German couple who fled to Tennessee so they could homeschool their children was granted political asylum Tuesday by a U.S. immigration … Continue reading

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