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Your children will get stupid over the summer!
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Your children will get stupid over the summer!

Oh no all that knowledge will leak out of their ears as they run around and play soccer and get into mischief! Keep that knowledge safely encased in their brains with a new SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAM! Don't let them have time to play, it will only disrupt the sacred learning process. Children can't learn from play...what's that you say? Playing makes you smarter and establishes more neural pathways and shit? Baloney! Where was I? Oh yeah....so don't let them play! Keep them inside, give them work. Better yet, sign up for our new SmartChild Summer Program!

I just heard something like this on the news. I am raging right now.

Go to work. Send your kids to school. Follow fashion. Act normal. Walk on the pavement. Watch TV. Save for your old age. Obey the law. Repeat after me: "I am free."

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06-22-2011 05:12 AM
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If a child forgets something they learned in school literally a few months after it was taught then IT WAS FUCKING ABSOLUTELY UNNECESSARY AND A BUNCH OF BULLSHIT FROM THE START!

Fucking Sylvan learning bullshit center. Those companies make so much money off of ignorance.

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06-22-2011 05:48 AM
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Sylvian is a rip off and only dumbass parents with to much money falls for that crap(I hate their commercials and well as any of those stupid college commercials).

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06-22-2011 06:13 AM
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"Summer learning" companies deserve nothing more than to have their offices burnt down to the ground. They're evil, stupid, completely useless and only serve to further extend school's brainwashing agenda.

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Re: Your children will get stupid over the summer!

.Manicrose. Wrote:Oh no all that knowledge will leak out of their ears as they run around and play soccer and get into mischief! Keep that knowledge safely encased in their brains with a new SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAM! Don't let them have time to play, it will only disrupt the sacred learning process. Children can't learn from play...what's that you say? Playing makes you smarter and establishes more neural pathways and shit? Baloney! Where was I? Oh yeah....so don't let them play! Keep them inside, give them work. Better yet, sign up for our new SmartChild Summer Program!

I just heard something like this on the news. I am raging right now.

I second that, i'm sure basketball may actually help the students remember geometry and physics. I'm also sure that soccer and other sports can be used for basic math (only if you score the game). Those are only a few ways that playing and staying active helps you learn. Smile
06-24-2011 05:31 AM
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Rosemary16 Wrote:
.Manicrose. Wrote:Oh no all that knowledge will leak out of their ears as they run around and play soccer and get into mischief! Keep that knowledge safely encased in their brains with a new SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAM! Don't let them have time to play, it will only disrupt the sacred learning process. Children can't learn from play...what's that you say? Playing makes you smarter and establishes more neural pathways and shit? Baloney! Where was I? Oh yeah....so don't let them play! Keep them inside, give them work. Better yet, sign up for our new SmartChild Summer Program!

I just heard something like this on the news. I am raging right now.

I second that, i'm sure basketball may actually help the students remember geometry and physics. I'm also sure that soccer and other sports can be used for basic math (only if you score the game). Those are only a few ways that playing and staying active helps you learn. Smile

Any useful math will not be forgotten because it will be used on a consistent basis. I don't remember my pre-cal stuff because it is utterly fucking useless to my life and the lives of most students forced to take it. I will however remember most fractions and addition multiplication etc... because it is useful.

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o.

To be an anarchist, is to suffer greatly. To be a black woman is to suffer secretly. To be the earth, is to suffer silently.

I wish no harm on anyone, but those whose harmful ways will not stop without the same harm.

It's time we kill this cancerous system, before it kills us and everything left of gaia. Rise from our immaturity and take back our autonomy!

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06-25-2011 04:25 AM
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The children will! They'll forget how America = God and how if you live in the middle east you deserve to die and You should be glad that they die.

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9/11 jokes = OMG U TERRORIST YOU SHOULD DIE DONT MAKE FUN OF PEOPLE WHO DIED

Innocent Civilians (not the terrorists, the innocents) jokes = HAHAHA THAT WAS FUNNY THEY SHOULD ALL DIE EVERY MIDDLE EASTERN IS A TERRORIST

That is the General American Public. General Not all, but too many.

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There was a thing in the book outliers, where they gave a standardized test to some elementary school kids at the end of 1st grade, and then at the beginning and end of every year after that up through 5th grade, and every single fucking year the scores at the beginning of the school year, after the summer, were higher than the scores at the end of the previous school year.

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pilotguy182 Wrote:
UltraRobot Wrote:"Summer learning" companies deserve nothing more than to have their offices burnt down to the ground.

I have a LiPoly... Very volatile!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21IySOMmFU4

i know where we can get some pretty nice, high explosive, loud, and colorful fireworks! if were gonna burn down their office why not do it in style?

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Humans are naturally designed to remember the major, important stuff to them. If he or she forgets what they learnt in school. Then it was unneccessary and/or the school system is shit. It's not our fault if we forget.

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Yuck I hate this shit so much. If life is all like that all the time.. like if I didn't get to go outside and play for hours and hours every day when I was little, my childhood would have been shit and maybe I wouldn't be saying "life is good".

Rosemary16 Wrote:
.Manicrose. Wrote:Oh no all that knowledge will leak out of their ears as they run around and play soccer and get into mischief! Keep that knowledge safely encased in their brains with a new SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAM! Don't let them have time to play, it will only disrupt the sacred learning process. Children can't learn from play...what's that you say? Playing makes you smarter and establishes more neural pathways and shit? Baloney! Where was I? Oh yeah....so don't let them play! Keep them inside, give them work. Better yet, sign up for our new SmartChild Summer Program!

I just heard something like this on the news. I am raging right now.

I second that, i'm sure basketball may actually help the students remember geometry and physics. I'm also sure that soccer and other sports can be used for basic math (only if you score the game). Those are only a few ways that playing and staying active helps you learn. Smile
Geometry and physics and arithmetic aren't the goal. You don't play basketball and soccer in order to learn math. Math is a tool. If someone likes math and wants to learn it just for fun, good for them, seriously, but that doesn't mean other people need to learn it.

It's like, most people want to learn a language for a reason like, to read books in that language, or talk to people in that language. I like to learn a language just to learn it. I like doing that. But that's just my personal interest. I don't expect other people to like it.

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