Using a Chainsaw to Teach Math

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My teenage kids love slasher films. They can never get enough gore and dismemberment. This ubiquitous teenage trait has spurred yet another epiphany: Let’s combine the world of slasher movies and education to ensure kids know their math facts. [Read more…]

Selling Arms for Education

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Schools whine about a lack of funding. At the same time, war continues to ravage the world. I think we can literally kill two birds with one stone with the ultimate fundraiser: Let school children sell weapons of mass (and minor) destruction. [Read more…]

Test-Taker, the Hot New Occupation

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Much ado has been made about testing in our public schools. I applaud testing myopia, which is why I capitalized on the trend. Introducing an entire company built around the world’s newest occupation: Test-taker. [Read more…]

Gazillion Dollar College Tuition

Gazillion dollar college tuition

My son has started looking at colleges, which means his parents have started looking at jaw-dropping tuitions. It’s inspired an epiphany bound to shake the foundation of those ivory towers: gazillion dollar tuition for one person. [Read more…]

Forcing Educators to Stop the Homework Avalanche

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It’s typical to see a high schooler burdened with 4-5 hours of homework a night. Is there not some way to impart knowledge without keeping our young uns up till 3 am? There is now, with my latest epiphany: I make those accursed educators do homework too.  [Read more…]

Replace Corporate CEOs with First-Grade Teachers

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I’ve done my time in the corporate world, and it turned my stomach.  The infighting, politics, groveling, and backstabbing — it all starts at the top.  That’s why my latest epiphany replaces the CEOs of major corps with first-grade teachers.  Specifically, my first-grade teacher, Mrs. Smith.  (This week’s epiphany includes a special guest illustration from Phil Wong.) [Read more…]