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  •  I teach science, Pre-K- 5 (6+ / 0-)

    You can see the curiousity diminish year by year.

    The only newscaster on Fox that you can trust is Kent Brockman.

    by Van Buren on Sat Apr 17, 2010 at 09:20:06 AM PDT

    •  Do you think it is because we still teach the (1+ / 0-)
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      way our grandparents were taught.  We see these wonderful commercials with kids talking to kids in China on a big screen.  How often does that actually happen.  We need to use the tools that engage kids, computers, ipods and video games. Why aren't kids twittering the answers to problems to their teacher. How many kids are being encouraged to start blogs as a writing assignment or create video's.  These are the tools of the 21st century(and jobs) so that we do not use them more amazes me.  

      "When fascism comes to America, it'll be wrapped in a flag and carrying a cross." Sinclair Lewis

      by lakehillsliberal on Sat Apr 17, 2010 at 01:07:46 PM PDT

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