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Latest Productions

November, 2013

  • 4 November

    Free Talk Live Saturday Show 11-2-13 (With Mark and Brett)

    Education Techniques :: Education Conspiracy Theories :: Lights in the Sky (UFOs) :: Radical Education Concepts :: Standardized Tests :: School Sucks Podcast :: Bitcoins :: TSA Killer :: NSA Spying :: Common Core :: Charleston Mayor cancels Halloween :: More UFOs! http://www.freetalklive.com/ Related PostsFarewell To Free Talk Live (7-30-14)Tags: edge, talk, free, live, markBrett On Free Talk Live 4-5-14Tags: common, core, brett, mark, school, live, talk, free, sucks, tests[AUDIO EXTRA] Brett Launches School Sucks Across America On Free Talk LiveTags: school, sucks, free, mark, live, talk, brettRecent Additions, Brett On Free Talk Live (Video Highlight Playlist)Tags: talk, free, live, brettBrett On Free Talk Live 1-15-14Tags: live, free, talk, brett

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  • 3 November

    A/V Club: Brett On Puke and the Gang (Full Video)

    Full Audio here: P&TG114, P&TG114-Break Show Recording Date - 03 / Nov / 2013 Music picked by - [Julia] The Gang - Puke, Andrew, Julia + Drinking beer? Need a glass to remind you of your favorite podcast whilst drinking that beer? BAM! > pukeandthegang.com/store Intro Song - ~ [artist] Obie & Darwin ~ [song] Amadeus Guest - ~ [Name] Brett Veinotte ~ [URL] www.schoolsucksproject.com Weekly Ramblings - ~ You’ve heard of “People of Wal-Mart”. But there should be a show called “Wal-Mart After Dark”. ~ Nick is in pedophile heaven - Minecon ~ Julia is a gettin’ a raise Curmudgeon Corner - ~ [j] Can we please teach Andrew how the toilet paper goes? ~ [p] Am I an ...

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  • 2 November

    Podcast #244: The Trivium (Part Two) – Grammar and Logic

    This is part two of a series about the Trivium Method for self-teaching. Gene Odening will accompany us through the next three episodes. Covered today: GRAMMAR REVIEW: The effect of grammar is to produce primary, or first-order, knowledge of a subject (19:00) The utility of mythology and the subjective thought process Law of Non-Contradiction (38:00) contradictions exist only within the mind of man through the misuse of free will (misinterpretations). Logic is meant to minimize these misinterpretations. Truth vs Belief (41:50) One of the most overused words without an definition attached is "truth" truth: a proposition in correspondence with objective, factual reality (i.e., a conceptual statement with no innate disagreements) English is a confusing language, denotation and connotation The 4 ...

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October, 2013

  • 31 October

    Podcast #243: The Trivium (Interlude): Religion, Sophistry, Baseball and Freemasonry

    This show contains excepts from our logic discussion (which will be in the next podcast). These are are two pieces that I did not want to leave on the cutting room floor. Look Closer: Trivium and Quadrivium Cliff Notes by Gene Odening by 8thestate Trivium Method of Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving by 8thestate Jan Irvin's Site, Trivium Education - http://www.triviumeducation.com/ T&H Trivium Resources - https://www.tragedyandhope.com/trivium/ The Lost Tools of Learning, by Dorothy Sayers - http://www.gbt.org/text/sayers.html Please Support School Sucks Your support keeps the show going and growing, which keeps us at the top of the options for education podcasts and leads to new people discovering this message. This subscription also grants you access to the A/V Club, a ...

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  • 29 October

    The New Dumbness (Best of Gatto, Episode Four)

    Part four in a series of short videos based on John Taylor Gatto's book, The Underground History of American Education. This excerpt is from The Prologue, Section Six: "The New Dumbness"(p.16-18) Get the book: http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground/ PDF: http://johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/index.htm Audiobook: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/50300 The Ultimate History Lesson: A Weekend With John Taylor Gatto (Documentary) Commentary and Analysis: The Ultimate History Lesson (16+ Hours / mp3) Related PostsThe Art of Driving (Best of Gatto, Episode Five)Tags: taylor, book, history, john, based, gatto, school, television, teacher, undergroundBefore You Send Your Child to Public School... (Best of Gatto, Episode One)Tags: gatto, book, taylor, john, history, http://johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/index.htm, pdf, http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground, http://www.radio, documentaryTeacher Resignation: I Quit. I Think (Best of Gatto, Episode Two)Tags: john, taylor, book, gatto, history, audiobook, http://www.radio, ...

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  • 23 October

    Podcast #242: The Trivium (Part One) – Introduction and Grammar

    This is part one of a series about the Trivium Method for self-teaching. Gene Odening will accompany us through the next three episodes. Covered today: -The Classical Trivium vs the Trivium Method -What is General Grammar? -The Lost Tools of Learning, by Dorothy Sayers -Examples of how General Grammar is applied to the study of a subject -What happened to the seven liberal arts? -the servile arts vs. the liberal arts -General Grammar vs. Special Grammar Look Closer: Trivium and Quadrivium Cliff Notes by Gene Odening by 8thestate Trivium Method of Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving by 8thestate Jan Irvin's Site, Trivium Education - http://www.triviumeducation.com/ T&H Trivium Resources - https://www.tragedyandhope.com/trivium/ The Lost Tools of Learning, by Dorothy Sayers - ...

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  • 21 October

    Behind-the-Scenes of Production With Marc Stevens, Richard Grove and Brett

    Marc Stevens (No State Project) asked me if I could provide him with some tips and strategies for live video production. I invited Rich to join us and this our fantastic conversation! Topics range from the Trivium to Ustream. Marc's Site: http://marcstevens.net/ Rich's Site: http://www.tragedyandhope.com/ Jan Irvin: http://www.gnosticmedia.com/ Related PostsBonus Show: 9/11, Information Holes, Obedience, and Empathy - With Richard Grove (Video)Tags: richard, grove, video, live, trivium, a/vPre-Show 9-11-13Tags: live, a/v, brett, rich, grove, richard

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  • 21 October

    The New Individualism (Best of Gatto, Episode Three)

    Part three in a series of short videos based on John Taylor Gatto's book, The Underground History of American Education. These excerpts are from The Prologue, Section Three: "The New Individualism" and Section Four: "School As Religion"(p.12-14) Get the book: http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground/ PDF: http://johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/index.htm Audiobook: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/50300 The Ultimate History Lesson: A Weekend With John Taylor Gatto (Documentary) https://www.tragedyandhope.com/th-films/the-ultimate-history-lesson/commentary-and-analysis/ Related PostsBefore You Send Your Child to Public School... (Best of Gatto, Episode One)Tags: gatto, book, taylor, john, history, http://johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/index.htm, pdf, http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground, http://www.radio, documentaryExtending Childhood (Best of Gatto, Episode Seven)Tags: book, history, taylor, education, gatto, best, john, episode, series, http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground

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  • 14 October

    Teacher Resignation: I Quit. I Think (Best of Gatto, Episode Two)

    Part Two in a series of short videos based on John Taylor Gatto's book, The Underground History of American Education. This excerpt is from The Prologue, Section Two: "I Quit, I Think" (p.11-12) Get the book: http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground/ PDF: http://johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/index.htm Audiobook: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/50300 The Ultimate History Lesson: A Weekend With John Taylor Gatto (Documentary) https://www.tragedyandhope.com/th-films/the-ultimate-history-lesson/commentary-and-analysis/ Related PostsBefore You Send Your Child to Public School... (Best of Gatto, Episode One)Tags: gatto, book, taylor, john, history, http://johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/index.htm, pdf, http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground, http://www.radio, documentaryJohn Taylor Gatto: The Underground History of American EducationTags: education, john, taylor, gatto, history, school, american, series, underground, bookThe New Dumbness (Best of Gatto, Episode Four)Tags: book, history, taylor, john, gatto, http://www.radio, audiobook, http://johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/index.htm, http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground, pdf

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  • 14 October

    Podcast #241: Listener Question – Where Are Gatto’s Footnotes?

    Topic:Some disturbing updates from the world of Common Core, followed by a discussion about Gatto's book, The Underground History of American Education. A listener wrote to express his concerns about the the lack of references included in the book. Bumper Music: Beat 239 by Jacob Levan Look Closer: Common Core assignment makes sixth-graders SCRAP Bill of Rights amendments - http://dailycaller.com/2013/10/08/common-core-assignment-makes-sixth-graders-scrap-bill-of-rights-amendments/ Common Core - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Core_State_Standards_Initiative Gatto: The Underground History of American Education - http://www.johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/index.htm Tragedy and Hope Communications - http://www.tragedyandhope.com/ The Underground History of American Education (Audiobook) - http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/50300 The Ulitimate History Lesson - https://www.tragedyandhope.com/th-films/the-ultimate-history-lesson/commentary-and-analysis/ Related Posts127: The Ultimate History LessonTags: history, lesson, ultimate, john, taylor, references, american, gatto, education, underground

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