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- Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:01 pm UTC
- Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
- Topic: 0519: "11th Grade"
- Replies: 204
- Views: 44802
I much prefer the modified Sudbury School model, as it would have left me free to continue studying biology, instead of taking a stupid speech class that was required by everyone in the school to graduate. I cannot, to this day, remember a single thing I learned in that class, except for a live demo...
- Sun May 11, 2008 9:32 pm UTC
- Forum: School
- Topic: I have no faith in my school administration.
- Replies: 35
- Views: 3810
I hear you on the paranoid administrators. The internet was not working on one of the library computers, IE, mu Comp, etc. So I opened the command promt and did the basic ping http://www.google.com command, just to see if the internet was connected. I have no advanced or even intermediate computer h...
My school had what it referred to as the 10/10 rule. Basically, no student was allowed to leave the classroom for any reason, even emergency bathroom breaks or if they were called down to the office, during the first 10 minutes and the last 10 minutes of class. Most teachers, of course, blatantly di...
Took the AP English Lit Thursday. Not quite as bad as everyone made it seem. The first free response threw me for a loop, but after about 30 minutes of "WTF"-ness, the hamster wheel began turning at a prodigous rate and I believe I did quite well on the rest. MacBeth can be applied to ANYT...
- Sun May 11, 2008 4:27 am UTC
- Forum: Books
- Topic: What is your favourite book?
- Replies: 808
- Views: 308738
I'm re-reading Heart of Darkness-Joseph Conrad- Probably the hardest book I've ever read. The language is just so much richer,IMO, than anything written these days. And I am quite fast when it comes to reading. Grendel, currently, in my English AP class. Really well written, and I love the character...
- Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:05 am UTC
- Forum: School
- Topic: Teachers that cannot teach
- Replies: 473
- Views: 69386
I remember when I was a HS freshman, I went to a small Chrisitian school. Very small, as in 17 people in each grade, you all had the same classes, and each teacher taught 4 subjects. Being a Chrisitian school, we had to take Bible, and my teacher was quite, shall we say, opinionated. She would teach...