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Episode 028: Return Of The Yellow Submarine

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Episode 028: Return Of The Yellow Submarine

This week’s episode covers the following stories on 8bitdad.com for the week leading up to May 1st, 2012: PQotW: What Would You …
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Things Public School Teachers Are Afraid to Tell You
7 years ago

Things Public School Teachers Are Afraid to Tell You

I received my first teaching job right out of college. I have been fortunate enough to have had teaching experiences with students who come from all different places on the socio-economic scale. I have had many interactions with the parents of my students, both positive and negative and when my daughter was born, I began thinking more heavily about education from the parental view, as well as the teacher side.

If you happen to be the parent of a child in the public school system, or even someone who doesn’t live under a rock, then you are aware of the current trend of attacks on teachers and teachers’ unions for being greedy, lazy and ineffective, how our schools are failing, and how everyone should put their kids in private or charter schools. There are, however, many aspects of the teacher side that are not told because of either fear of professional reprisal, or because parents simply don’t want to hear them.

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License To Skill
9 years ago

License To Skill

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“You know, Mrs. Buckman, you need a license to buy a dog, to drive a car – hell, you even need a license to catch a fish. But they’ll let any butt-reaming asshole be a father.”

You know what. And trust me when I say I’d never thought I’d say this. Keanu Reeves is right.

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