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#24861 dasmo

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Posted 09 June 2023 - 10:09 AM

No, but he is part of the "lifestyle" that does all of these things. Don't we live in an age of curtailing freedoms for the greater good?

We should be tolerant of different lifestyles as long as they don't harm others and are not forced on us. It is why pride seems to be evolving into hate. The only ones not included on the flag are conservatives, religious folks, straight people and "white people". Why not just roll them in and we are all good! 



#24862 todd

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Posted 09 June 2023 - 01:00 PM

At least he isn't stealing stuff, yelling at people, stabbing them, hitting them with hammers, crapping and peeing in their doorways, and shooting up on their front steps.

Very honourable man.

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Posted 09 June 2023 - 01:14 PM

Very honourable man.

In Clown World the standards are different. 


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#24864 todd

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Posted 09 June 2023 - 01:37 PM

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#24865 dasmo

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Posted 09 June 2023 - 01:57 PM

do do doodle do da dat do do do..... 


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#24866 todd

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Posted 09 June 2023 - 02:23 PM

In Clown World the standards are different.

I assume you’ve seen “The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker” on Netflix

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He spent some time living on Vancouver Island.

#24867 Nparker

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Posted 09 June 2023 - 03:03 PM

I assume you’ve seen “The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker” on Netflix...He spent some time living on Vancouver Island.

You wouldn't even be able to pick him out of crowd in downtown Victoria these days.



#24868 Beacon

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Posted 10 June 2023 - 06:52 AM

Parents should send their kids to private school, where education is the primary concern, not politics.

 

Just one look at the new so called "grading system" they brought in this year proves this point with the public schools - there are no more As and Bs or Ds.  They are focused on making the school a safe place for underachievers and criminals alike.  


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#24869 Sparky

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Posted 10 June 2023 - 06:56 AM

^ That’s the trouble with the “no one left behind” theory.

No one gets ahead either.
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#24870 Beacon

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Posted 10 June 2023 - 07:26 AM

^ That’s the trouble with the “no one left behind” theory.

No one gets ahead either.

 

Let's all continue that strive towards our ultimate goal of mediocracy then, carry on.


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Posted 10 June 2023 - 07:30 AM

That's the thing about socialism; it creates "equality" by bringing everyone down to the lowest level. It actively discourages greatness.
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#24872 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 10 June 2023 - 07:31 AM

Just one look at the new so called "grading system" they brought in this year proves this point with the public schools - there are no more As and Bs or Ds.  They are focused on making the school a safe place for underachievers and criminals alike.  

 

 

 

 

Is it better to be “extending” at two-digit multiplication or “proficient” at it? How about “developing” versus “emerging?” According to the British Columbia Education Ministry’s new proficiency scale, the proper order of skill development is emerging, developing, proficient and extending.

 

This is the kind of gobbledygook parents can look forward to seeing on their kids’ report cards this fall because the province has mandated (beginning next school year) that students in Grades 8 and 9 will no longer receive letter grades or percentages on their report cards. Instead, teachers must use the government’s new proficiency scale.

 

According to the ministry’s new K-12 Reporting Policy Framework, these terms describe the level of “understanding of the concepts and competencies relevant to the expected learning.” An “emerging” student has an “initial” understanding, a “developing” student has a “partial” understanding, a proficient student has a “complete” understanding and an “extending” student has a “sophisticated” understanding.

 

To make things even more confusing, some words on this scale have more than one possible meaning. For example, the “emerging” descriptor can include “both students at the beginning stages of grade level expectations, as well as those before grade level expectations.” In other words, students who are “emerging” in a skill area might be failing the course, or they might not. It’s all a matter of interpretation.

 

 

 

https://www.theglobe...-not-confusing/


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#24873 Nparker

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Posted 10 June 2023 - 07:35 AM

#clownworld didactic division

#24874 Beacon

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Posted 10 June 2023 - 07:39 AM

That's the thing about socialism; it creates "equality" by bringing everyone down to the lowest level. It actively discourages greatness.

 

While disenfranchising those that have potential for greatness - I am an overachieving, bright student (who could maybe be the next Jobs, Einstein, Gates) - where is my safe space?  

 

One would think to better our world we need to encourage greatness to advance our society  - but maybe I need to be pulled down a few notches and stop thinking like that.


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Posted 10 June 2023 - 07:42 AM

Your safe space is at home, licking your wounds after you got beat up for wanting to learn in your classroom. Kids with a desire to excel are targeted by their peers. It’s an awful system we have, if what I’m hearing from our educators is correct, and I have no reason to believe it isn’t.

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#24876 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 10 June 2023 - 07:44 AM

While disenfranchising those that have potential for greatness - I am an overachieving, bright student (who could maybe be the next Jobs, Einstein, Gates) - where is my safe space?  

 

You will not even be offered an advanced class now.  But you can of course do work on the side.



#24877 Beacon

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Posted 10 June 2023 - 07:57 AM

You will not even be offered an advanced class now.  But you can of course do work on the side.

Ya, I heard they did away with the challenge program too, meaning no guidance for advancement.

 

With all the parents working full time jobs too it creates some serious "extra attention required" kids in the class which makes it very hard to manage - I think our school system is now a glorified babysitting service.


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#24878 dasmo

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Posted 10 June 2023 - 09:43 AM

^ That’s the trouble with the “no one left behind” theory.

No one gets ahead either.

And no one gets left alone if they want.

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Posted 10 June 2023 - 09:54 AM

Ya, I heard they did away with the challenge program too, meaning no guidance for advancement.

With all the parents working full time jobs too it creates some serious "extra attention required" kids in the class which makes it very hard to manage - I think our school system is now a glorified babysitting service.

It’s worse. They are indoctrination centres.

If you are motivated, can work, produce, adapt and think you have no worries. School isn’t the end goal. You will be light years ahead of 99% if you are as you describe. Grades don’t matter. School doesn’t matter. Unless you want the ticket. I got good grades in 11-12 so I could go to university. Did nothing but get in trouble before that. Now you can have access to all the world’s knowledge. Full mentorship for anything, most for free even. You can write a novel by suggesting what it’s about. You can animate a movie by telling your computer what you want. You can code a video game by telling the software what you want. You can write a business plan and create the perfect pitch in a few hours by just entering the idea and refining the outputs. Existing paradigms or already dead. Fundamental skills are what is critical if you are up and coming.

#24880 Matt R.

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Posted 10 June 2023 - 10:42 AM

While disenfranchising those that have potential for greatness - I am an overachieving, bright student (who could maybe be the next Jobs, Einstein, Gates) - where is my safe space?  
 
One would think to better our world we need to encourage greatness to advance our society  - but maybe I need to be pulled down a few notches and stop thinking like that.


Back in the day we had rhe “challenge program” which plucked exceptional students from the regular stream and placed them into a different one with other like minded students.

This still exists, yeah?

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