Roger Schank looks at what google searches have led people to his blog. It’s both funny and sad. It leads him to this statement and I pretty much agree.
Most kids are miserable in school. We need to stop teaching the silly stuff we teach in high school and stop creating high schools that make students miserable. Apparently we do this in most every country.
I was just chatting with a friend today about how much I enjoy things like yoga and swimming and how everything about physical education at my school had the opposite effect on me. And I think the assumptions made in all areas of school curricular are in large part responsible for why so many organisational meetings are so terrible.