discarded lies: thursday, december 14, 2017 3:03 pm zst
Mediterraneanakia
daily archive: 10/04/2007
guest author: floranista in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: evariste in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: annie in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: zorkmidden in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: evariste in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: evariste in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: Queequeg in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: papijoe in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: Jefe in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: evariste in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: zorkmidden in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: floranista in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: zorkmidden in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: gutterfiend in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: Right Wing Conspirator in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: bigel in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: V the K in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: evariste in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: Frank IBC in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: solus rex in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: solus rex in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
zorkmidden in Discarded Lies:
A Shocking Concept
There are three neighbouring villages in Greece that share a grade school and kindergarten. They don't have a kindergarten teacher yet this year because the previous teacher retired and a new teacher hasn't been appointed yet. As a goverment official explained, that's because Greece recently had elections and the country is in an upheaval as political appointees come and go.

The kindergarten school is new and fully equipped, it's just waiting for the teacher to come unlock the door and start the school year (which started three weeks ago). This year's kindergarten class has only ten students, children from all three villages. Upset that their kids are missing school, the parents in the area called a television station to air their complaints and a tv crew went to assess the situation. One mother complained that the State is not looking after them and what are they supposed to do with their kids while they work? The village baker had taken her daughter to work with her, a delicious-looking little girl sitting on the bench next to some equally delicious-looking loaves of bread; another little boy hangs out with his grandma, helping her weed her garden. A morose-looking mom was rocking her son in the schoolyard's swings while she complained that he's lonely and he cries all day until his sister comes home from grade school but if the State had sent a teacher he could be in kindergarten and have fun with other kids and not be lonely anymore.

The tv crew then interviewed the county's administrator, who played with his glasses and pensively announced that "the State should bend with kindness to embrace and fix this situation."

As I watched this very tragic story of kindergarteners without a kindergarten teacher, a radical thought came to my mind: Why don't the grandmas, moms, dads open the school and teach the kids themselves? I've never taught kindergarten so I don't know how difficult it can be but having shocked myself at the novelty of such a concept as parents taking charge of their kids, I came to an even more radical conclusion: Teaching kindergarten cannot possibly be that difficult. You have the kids paint for an hour, play in the yard for another hour, give them a snack, read them a story, have them dance a little and maybe sing a song and send them home. Parents could get organized and take turns playing teacher one-two days a week for a couple of months. It's not like it's going to permanently damage kindergarteners to have Mom as teacher one day and Aunt Sophie the next.

So why are the parents not doing just that? I'm sure it hasn't even entered their minds. Greeks expect the State to take care of things while they complain that the State never takes care of things. This mental rut and attitude leave no room for volunteerism and self-initiative.
no comments yet
guest author: Right Wing Conspirator in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: Thousand Sons in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: solus rex in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: V the K in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: Frank IBC in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: Frank IBC in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: levi from queens in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: zorkmidden in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: levi from queens in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: Frank IBC in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: Frank IBC in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: MartinG in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: evariste in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
guest author: airforcewife in Discarded Lies - Hyperlinkopotamus:
no comments yet
search & handy links
threads you've been on
linkopotamia
hot threads today
by our guest authors
hippocampus
day-by-day archives
category archives
link lists
colophon
 
recent comments:
Mallesh
[ mobile home sales agents ]/
chrome customer support
good post [ http://expertmedia.myfreesites.net/ ]/
Antonio kim
I am reading your article first time truly your writing, fashion it's high-quality I suppose you're a large writer due
Ambroseya
Whats with the site here and only comments here? Why? And what about [ edusson reviews ]/ howcome that is
Goodbye 2018 Welcome 2018
On this amazing accident you can Free Download [ Goodbye 2018 Welcome 2018 ]/ HD Wallpapers, Images from
Happy new year wishes 2018 in telugu
[ Happy new year wishes 2018 in telugu ]/ Every New Year brings some kind of hope
prince U.S
Thanks for the valuable information and insights you have so provided here... more info ]/
sdsds
This was a really great contest and hopefully I can attend the next one. It was alot of fun and
carl
Wait what is this even root android and why is [ remote controlled drones for sale ]/ not here? I
Elizabeth Goodchild
Plastic is the man made material we all know about it and it has to show much about the things.
Allen
Immigration is a relatively recent phenomenon in Italy; only in the 1990s did significant numbers of foreigners, many of them
Ashwani
Wow there are so many flowers. nature never seems to amaze us with her natural gifts that's how mother earth
Ashley Chad
Well, as long as I know after studying history at [ write my assignment ]/ that Adolf Hitler was cruel
prince U.S
Your blog provided us with valuable information to work with. Each & every tips of your post are awesome. Thanks
James
Whether you're writing a blog for business, or you just want the world to know what you're doing, it's important
Sandysir
Download printable 2018 Canadian calendar templates with statutory holidays as word, [ calendar printable with usa holidays ]/ excel &
Austin Winder
Solana is really proud of her achievements which her to get such high level of fame and success in life.
Prediksi Bola
The article posted was very informative and useful. You people are doing a great job. Keep going. [ Prediksi Bola
Lucas Bedford
Olbermanns is most famous American writer and I am big fan of this writer. I meet this writer when buying
tatoqq
I would also motivate just about every person to save this web page for any favorite assistance to assist posted
 
the hyperlinkopotamus:
Happy new year wishes 2018 in telugu left a comment at 10:52 am 12/14
Goodbye 2018 Welcome 2018 left a comment at 11:58 am 12/14
 
 
Bloggies Of Our Lives
Season One
Season Two
Season Three
Special Guest Episodes
 
Ferkakta
Ferkakta Timeshare Presentation
Postcard from Ferkakta
Ferkakta Is Open For Business
Lord of the Banned: An Epic Trilogy In Three Parts

Ferkakta Games
Codename:Ferkakta Hill
Ferkakta By Night
Shipwrecked
House
 
vital signs
Circulation
last 15 minutes:0
last hour:0
last 24 hours:0
Comments
since midnight:9
last 24 hours:10
in our lifetime:10473