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Viral Video - What do you remember from high school? (Humor)

CJ Westerberg, November 11, 2012 9:36 PM

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Viral video parody (semi-nudity alert!) Some Study That I Used to Know is already at 1.5 million over 5 million views!  It's another play on Goyte's hugely viral video (hence, the nudity) which is approaching 300 million views (video below).  In case you missed it, like I did.

Via College Humor by Melissa Ganus using TEDED beta.  Not sure this is a "lesson" encouraging users to reflect from their time in high school as suggested by the intro, but agree that it does show the frustrations shared by students and teachers.

As far as parodies are concerned, by the time students reach middle school, they are so entrenched with the concept of parody from You Tube - unless they are Luddites - maybe adults should learn lessons from them, not the other way around.  - C.J.

Related posts The Daily Riff:

HIgh School.  Are the Kids Alright?  by Kirsten Olson

High School Stinks - Chris Lehmann - Science Leadership Academy

Is This the Best High School in America?  Larry Rosenstock - High Tech High

Passion-based High School vs. High School Boredom - Dennis Littky - Big Picture Learning


    
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