Tag Archives: College

Why The Invention of Online Grades was Frustrating in High School

By: Brad Manock

         reportcard   Most of the people reading will probably remember “report card day.” This was a very tense day where you would go home and your parents would have the report card in their hands, you would sit down nervously as the grades were discussed. If they were good grades it was fine, but if they were bad grades you would have to offer some kind of explanation as to why the grades were so low. Your parents would then make changes in your life depending on what you said in the hope of fixing the problem. However in high school “online grades” became used at my school. In this article I will discuss these online grades and how it felt like report card day every day.

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Why Citing Sources on College Papers Is Annoying

By: Brad Manock

          http://www.dreamstime.com/-image1035667  I recently completed college. One of the things that would frustrate me the most during my college career be to write papers involving subjects which I was fairly knowledgeable and be required to “cite sources.” In this article I will discuss why this practice of citing sources adds unnecessary time to school work and why it is probably no longer practical to expect students to cite every shred of information they stumble upon during research.

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Why History Classes are Not Tought Properly

By: Brad Manock

 

         history   I recently graduated from college. I will continue my streak of talking about my educational experience and talking shit against the educational system by diving into the subject of history. For years I never understood the significance of history, why would it be one of the most important subjects? Until the very end of my very last history class of my college career, I didn’t know. In this article I will discuss why the subject of history is not presented to students well and what I would call the subject instead.

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