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GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmemberJörgen Andersson27-Nov-12 19:04 
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GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... [modified] PinmemberColin Mullikin27-Nov-12 7:18 
GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmemberDoctor Nick27-Nov-12 7:21 
GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmemberColin Mullikin27-Nov-12 7:25 
GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmemberDoctor Nick27-Nov-12 7:33 
GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmemberColin Mullikin27-Nov-12 7:40 
GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmemberDoctor Nick27-Nov-12 8:12 
It's interesting because they actually now take the test before they even learn the content so they know where they need to work and the teacher knows what each student needs to work on. It actually leads to more directed instruction. Then they take the test again and if they fail a section they have to take the test again until they pass it. So like true developers they get to fail over and over again until they get it right. Big Grin | :-D Then again this is just a sample of what some of the teachers are doing. It doesn't work in every subject but it does solve the issue of teachers being overloaded with what is essentially busy work neither the students nor the teacher wants to deal with (complete for student and check for the teacher) and helps the student know areas of improvement. As I said, it's new and shiny right now because nobody has had a chance to prove it doesn't work yet but there's hope.
The main message I've noticed is that the school is working to change the way the kids learn to fit more into an office environment instead of the old factory mentality. For example they no longer have a school bell because that was something originally designed to train kids for the whistle in a factory telling you when to go from one place to another. All interesting and in the end I think mostly crap but might as well try something right? Big Grin | :-D
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GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmemberColin Mullikin27-Nov-12 8:23 
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GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmemberColin Mullikin27-Nov-12 8:34 
GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmemberDoctor Nick27-Nov-12 8:39 
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GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmvpJohn Simmons / outlaw programmer27-Nov-12 8:25 
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GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmemberColin Mullikin27-Nov-12 8:35 
GeneralRe: I Guess It Had To Happen... PinmvpJohn Simmons / outlaw programmer27-Nov-12 8:37 
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