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A Japanese Architecture Firm Designed the Coolest Kindergarten Ever

Design by Tezuka Architects | Photograph by Katsuhisa Kida At the award-winning Fuji Kindergarten in Tokyo, children run endless laps around a ringed roof that doubles as a playground. Completed in 2007 by Tezuka Architects, the Montessori can accommodate up to 600 children aged 2-6. The continuous space allows children to freely explore, discover and interact with their environment. There is no play equipment installed and the roof is only 2.1 metres tall (6’8″), allowing a close connection between levels. Children can scramble up a bank and climb a set…

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PTAs Alternative Fundraiser Gets Internet Seal of Approval

In the United States it is common for the PTA (parent-teacher association) to raise money by asking students (or their parents) to sell various goods to their friends and family like wrapping paper, popcorn, cookie dough etc. Often the sale items are provided by an intermediary, so ultimately the PTA may receive less than 50% of the proceeds. So when reddit user Charlie_Oliver shared an ‘alternative fundraiser’ organized at his kids’ elementary school, it was not only applauded, but sparked a plethora of comments from other parents/colleagues/family members who have…

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Taking A Stand: An Ohio English Teacher Has Removed All the N-Words From Huckleberry Finn And Put Them Into Mary Shelleys Frankenstein

In recent years, Mark Twain’s celebrated novel The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn has become pretty infamous for its characters’ frequent use of the N-word as they converse with one another in the 19th-century American South. While this has occasionally caused controversy when the book was taught in classrooms, one incredible woman might have just solved the problem once and for all: An English teacher in Ohio has removed all the N-words from Huckleberry Finn and put them into Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.Amazing. This badass teacher really knows how to get things…

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Tough But Fair: This Teacher Confiscated A School Shooters AR-15 For The Rest Of The Day

Sometimes being a teacher means doling out some discipline to keep your classroom under control, and biology teacher Arlene Jeffries of Plainview High in Colorado just proved that she’s one of those tough but fair teachers who’s not afraid to get strict with students who disrupt her class. When a school shooter burst into her classroom and began attacking her students, she confiscated his AR-15 until the end of day. Harsh but totally justified. He’ll think twice about bringing his assault rifle to school after this punishment. As soon as…

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Doing His Part: To Support The High School Students Walking Out Today, Logan Paul Has Postponed His Epic School-Shooter Prank

Famous YouTuber Logan Paul has been working hard to cultivate a more humble, sympathetic public image since posting a widely criticized video of a dead body back in December, and today the popular vlogger took another huge step forward. In an act of true maturity, Logan Paul has decided to postpone his epic school-shooter prank video in support of the national school walkout against gun violence. Wow. It’s so inspiring to see Logan finally utilizing his vast social media influence for good. In a video titled “POSTPONING MY EPIC SCHOOL…

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Its Your First Day At A New High School. Can You Become Popular?

This feature requires JavaScript to function. Take a deep breath and march boldly through the front door. Go lie down on the grass instead. Wow, school. The place where knowledge happens. How exciting it is to be in your new stomping grounds. You’ve been told to go to the atrium, where your orientation buddy will be waiting to show you around the school. Go inside high school. “Are you Kevin? It is me, Ormul, your orientation buddy!” he says. “The school has chosen me to be your new best friend.…

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Your Parents Are Going Out Of Town. Host The Party Of The Year!

This feature requires JavaScript to function. Hell yes. Knowledge is power, and power is everything. BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! screams your clock again, but later now. Does it hate you? Yes. Anyway, probably time to get up, right? Keep hitting snooze. You keep hitting snooze, and eventually, your clock gives up, because humans will always beat machines in the end. You sleep for a long, long time. You dream about gliding over a small island nation ruled by batteries, and about French-kissing your cousin with the two lazy eyes. You manage…

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