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Staff, students try ‘J-Term’

January 18, 2014

ARMSTRONG — It’s not often that students spend the afternoon with their principal, learning how to cook jalapeno poppers. Or have a teacher spend the day talking about blood spatters....

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jeffkvb1

Jan-20-14 6:43 PM

Yes Blue5011, you are old and the world will continue to pass you by if you think the three R's will suffice in educating the kids of today and the future. God forbid kids learn something that inspires them, rather than mundane spelling lists or historical dates.

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karriephammond112

Jan-19-14 9:23 AM

People complain that the students needs to get back to the basics. Yes that is true to some extent the world around us is changing in many ways and if we want our children to be successful we need to prepare them for the world now not what it was. This day and age is becoming more technical and relying on other learning devices outside of just textbooks.

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blue5011

Jan-18-14 12:49 PM

When does the school teach reading, writing, and rithmatic? Seems most folks now speak in facebook-ese, an short, quick text format.

I must be getting old, and grouchy...

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