Through the Education Lens

What do you remember from high school? (Humor)

CJ Westerberg, October 16, 2015 9:36 PM


Week-end Funnies
2-Minute Video Below

Remember Goyte's hugely viral video?  Well, it is now at  . . .691,948,611 views on You Tube.

What does this have to with education?   A 2-minute parody was made and it is another viral wonder  (Semi-nudity and strong language alert!)
Some Study That I Used to Know :

 Not sure this is a lesson, but agree that it does show the frustrations shared by students and teachers about learning, whether it is about what is learned (content) and the context (learning today within the new contexts of the world - tech, global, etc..

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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  • its been an wonderful journey in the high school arena. It does not seem unreasonable to suggest that everyone cherish the dream since their childhood. The way entire taglines and the course of actions are being exposed making the most possible scenarios in every way. It’s great to remember.

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