[fla-left] [news] Elian gets bizarre "guidance" from school (fwd)

DANIEL.DAVIES at flemings.com DANIEL.DAVIES at flemings.com
Thu Jan 20 08:54:18 PST 2000


To my grasshopper mind, the weirdest passage in this festival of weird is this:

> The small children at the school will put on skits
> to learn from the guide, the book says.

It just reminded me of going to school for a year in America, and of doing corporate training-type things with Americans. Always with the "skits"! What is it with Yanks and the use of bad amateur comedy as a learning medium? Is it something to do with John Dewey? Or something more postmodern?

inquiring minds want to know





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