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[Xmca-l] Re: Provocative song
some of the core issues for discussion are identified there IMO
Equal rights and democracy would have appeal to disempowered students but
how can abstract maths be made more interesting, a more difficult question.
It may not be possible to make some very important stuff more interesting.
Marx complained about having to study the "economic shit".
On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 9:11 AM, Lara Beaty <email@example.com> wrote:
> And here’s an interesting follow-up:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCM4GEBDjz4. Thanks for this link!
> Something to definitely use with my students to provoke a discussion.
> > On Jul 19, 2015, at 6:28 PM, David Preiss <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Dear colleagues,
> > Some may like this song, some others hate it. It sounds to me like a
> > expression of many things going wrong with contenporary schools
> > I am glad to see this coming from the younger generation as adult talk
> > about education scarcely listen what kids and young have to say about
> > is being done to them at school. (I don't support the final statement of
> > the song, of course; still find the message in the bottle quite on
> > https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=w3cyYMyj2QM
> > A bit of a renewed version of Pink Floyd's The Wall in a new genre. For
> > those of you exploring new expresions, may be worth of your time.
> > David