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Mis-educated

Nursey school and kindergarten were filled with hours of play 'Graders' first through third the 'Three R's' all day The rest of school was one big blur some teachers - ma'am; others - sir When we finished college at age 22 we felt ready, thought we knew what to do Only to find disappointment in our workplace debut ~ What we'd learned all those years just wouldn't do

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Date: 2/7/2022 10:40:00 AM
A good one. Bright, shiny eager to learn 5 year olds full of brain channels that wait filled with new brain cells, little tabula rasas walking around. Sadly these children will soon be regurgitating teacher manual questions with blank stares and scripted answers. Blocks, crayons astray, brain cell building gone away.
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Date: 1/25/2022 1:53:00 AM
I always say "I never learned anything at college" - I had to learn it all the hard way, on the jobs.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 1/25/2022 7:09:00 PM
What I learned at college was that I couldn't wait to finish school, so that I could start doing something meaningful with my life, like pump gas or flip burgers...
Date: 1/24/2022 11:05:00 AM
I think..Wow thats a dangerous thing.' Maybe School is really a place to institutionalise..? People to accept most things imposed or going To be imposed.' Heavy taxes heavy intrusion by Simple peer pressure ridicule etc.? So I look at Youth over the decades.. And do I perceive less Independence of spirit.? What do others Think.?
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Date: 1/22/2022 8:34:00 AM
I wonder about schooling? We all learn Different things. Sorry, have not been around. Feeling awful. And watching Biden? No comment, Pangie
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Date: 1/21/2022 9:46:00 PM
As it has been said, "All I need to know I learned in kindergarten"... play, nap, share, be kind, look both ways before crossing. Everything else we learn OJT. Nicely put, GW ~ JW
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Date: 1/21/2022 1:17:00 PM
Well In Greece after completing a university degree they are over qualified can't get a job and become a plumber. Sad to study all those years and learning that going into a big bad world you can't apply what you know at the end of school. Both situations bad. Blessings hugs Jennifer
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Date: 1/21/2022 12:12:00 PM
Your "Mis-educated" is a wonderful write. Life is the best teacher. Have a great day/weekend...............
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Date: 1/20/2022 2:05:00 PM
Absolutely spot on Gershon!!Fine poem! Best regards...Ron
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 1/20/2022 6:20:00 PM
Thank you, Ron. Hope all is well. Cheers, Gershon
Date: 1/20/2022 2:07:00 AM
Your real education doesn’t start until you leave high school or college. That’s never been more true than today.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 1/20/2022 6:19:00 PM
I myself learned anything and everything of value from doing and experiencing. Thanks, Craig.
Date: 1/19/2022 8:15:00 PM
Oh my, gw, how true! I have often said I could have skipped fourth grade and never missed a thing! Algebra, too!
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 1/20/2022 6:10:00 PM
Yeah. I wouldn't have minded skipping algebra either. Don't know why I found it so hard, though...
Date: 1/19/2022 7:22:00 PM
It is a hard life.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 1/20/2022 6:00:00 PM
Aha! A fellow graduate of the 'School of Hard Knocks!' Smiles, gw
Date: 1/19/2022 7:08:00 PM
Sadly this is true Gershon. My girls in the health field need to update all their information often. I enjoyed this. Blessings xxoo
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 1/20/2022 5:56:00 PM
Thank you, Connie. Wishing you well -- I know how rough that January weather can be in Hawaii! lol. Cheers, gw