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TIL one of my kid's high school teachers calls weekly quizzes "celebration of knowledge" Yeah...

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So is my job just a fiesta of PowerPoint? If so, I might be the piñata

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LMAO!!!

oh.. it’s like EY calling the people being laid off “future alumni”

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That’s awesome!

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Lots of judge-y comments on here about a teacher that’s probably just trying to get her students jazzed about learning and/or maybe incentivize them to take a virtual quiz seriously. Teachers are working their a** off right now - give them a break.

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D, not trying to judge anyone. We love the school and we love the teachers. And you are right, teachers ARE working their asses off and we are deeply grateful to them for that. Just thought it sounded funny and wanted to share with fellow fishes to brighten their late-November days.

This is why the American education system is circling the drain /s

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OP, my brother’s teacher says the same...are we in the same area???

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Oh never mind. I’m in TX and I’m not paid enough to afford private school. Looks like this new term is nation-wide

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