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Latest Productions

November, 2012

  • 29 November

    After School Sucks Special 11-29-12

    -Talking about rape condoms and porn with a Christian conservative. -Group classification -Welfare state Related PostsAfter School Sucks Special 8-2-13Tags: sucks, special, school, a/vHacky Sack 8-24-13Tags: a/vPre-Show 7-26-12Tags: a/vPre-Show 9-13-12Tags: a/vPre-Show 5-31-12Tags: a/v

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  • 29 November

    Pre-Show 11-29-12

    Height discussion - Dating taller women - Christian Conservatives - Tutoring - What is a device? Related PostsPre-Show 9-13-12Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 5-31-12Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 7-26-12Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 11-22-12Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 8-9-12Tags: pre-show, a/v

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  • 27 November

    177: Proactive, Authentic, Cooperative Conflict Resolution (vs. Lose-Lose Parenting)

    Lose-Lose Parenting: Tough Love, "Last Resorts" and Public Shaming A stream of consciousness show, in response to a story about the Florida parents who publicly shamed their 15-year-old daughter as a "last resort" act of "tough love." “We’re losing a lot of kids and a lot of teachers because we still view challenging kids the wrong way and handle them in ways that don’t address their true difficulties. It's an exercise in frustration for everyone involved, and it’s time to get off the treadmill.” Ross Greene, Lost At School Picture(Clockwise from top-left): 1. 17th century Puritan New England 2. 19th century American South 3. Communist China 4. Florida, 2012 Look Closer: Parents Shame Daughter for Sneaking Boys In, Make Her ...

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