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Friday, December 28, 2007
Alan and me.
Alan Greenspan and me: We agree on a lot of things. Including the sad state of the American educational system.
While First Graders in Finland and Korea are learning multiplication and the scientific method, American First Graders are discovering yet another creative use of dried pasta. Here, farfalla dyed green and made into a Santa Lucia crown!
You're kidding me, right?
And, no, the child cannot read or do basic maths. That would be up to me. We--and I do mean we--have quite the homework assignments. Pasta crafts the School District is handling. Phonics, flash cards and writing: All mine.