Henry Payne by Henry Payne

Henry Payne

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, almost 2 years ago

    That kid will probably think texting his résumé will land him a job someday.

  2. INGSOC

    INGSOC GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    He was hoping that it would switch over to dismissed..

  3. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, almost 2 years ago

    And the teacher is a double amputee; that or her feet are in .the school basement

  4. TJDestry

    TJDestry GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Last year, he was in a better funded school where the teachers all had Interactive White Boards.

  5. David Henderson

    David Henderson said, almost 2 years ago

    I have found that a lot of kids now days do not know how to read an analog clock. They do not teach that in school any more.

  6. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    Texting is not slothful compared to actually making a phone call. It takes much more effort to text than call someone and talk.

  7. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    To poor to afford a chalkboard?

  8. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    While conservatives denounce the teaching of critical thinking skills because they, “have the purpose of challenging the student’s fixed beliefs.”

    Actual Texas GOP platform.

  9. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    It’s pretty obvious there are some old farts here, who probably think it’s a disgrace that children no longer learn the proper use of a dip pen & inkwell.

  10. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @David Henderson

    “I have found that a lot of kids now days do not know how to read an analog clock. They do not teach that in school any more.”

    I don’t remember spending time in class, learning to tell time and school was a loooong time ago. It is still taught in most schools, but not in an ongoing way. Nor should it be.

    I think this has more to do with fewer people having analog clocks in the home. What a 1st grader learns is soon forgotten if not practiced.

  11. Kylop

    Kylop said, almost 2 years ago

    DrC, we’ve had the technology for years. But we lack the will to fund schools with it. We’ve had them in the private companies I’ve worked for …more than 10 years now.

  12. furnituremaker

    furnituremaker said, almost 2 years ago

    I conducted a speaking class for over ten years, and it is
    appalling at the poor speech habits and lack of articulation many of our children demonstrate.

  13. furnituremaker

    furnituremaker said, almost 2 years ago

    correction…I am appaled

  14. Kylop

    Kylop said, almost 2 years ago

    @Kylop

    And thinking about it I’m sure you can finish this sentence. “If it was good enough for Reagan (genuflect when you get to this part) to learn math with a slide rule….”

  15. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    I have seen that technology in business meetings but I haven’t been to school in a long time as you can tell.

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