School Survival


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Why Teachers Can Be the Worst Bullies

You walk into school every day with a pit in your stomach, bracing yourself for what’s coming. You’ve got enough to worry about with the pressure of grades, fitting in, and figuring out who you are. The last thing you need is for the person who’s supposed to be your guide, your mentor, to become […]

Why Yoga is better than school

Do you ever feel like you're drowning in the endless sea of assignments, exams, and social pressures that school throws at you? It's like you're constantly treading water, struggling just to keep your head above the surface. But what if I told you there's a way to find peace and balance amidst the chaos? That's […]

Help: My school doesn't offer the subjects that I have an interest in

Hey there, I get it. It's beyond frustrating when your school feels like it's stuck in the Stone Age, offering subjects that might as well be from another planet. It's like they expect you to fit into their little boxes, ignoring your passions and talents. But here's the deal: you're not alone in this. Picture […]

Unschooling and Entrepreneurship: Fostering Creativity and Innovation

In a world that often measures success by standardized tests and conformity, you find yourself questioning the traditional path of education. You've always felt like a square peg trying to fit into a round hole, struggling to thrive in an environment that doesn't nurture your unique gifts and passions. Unschooling offers a different perspective, a […]

Unschooling and Socialization: Debunking the Socialization Myth

People always seem to have this idea that without school, you're missing out on the essential socialization cocktail that supposedly prepares you for the real world. But let's be real here. What is this mythical socialization we're all supposed to be getting? In traditional schools, they pack you in like sardines, call it socialization, and […]

A Day in the Life of an Unschooler

No more rows of desks, no more monotone lectures. You wake up knowing that today is yours, to explore, create, and discover. Your education isn't spoon-fed; it's self-directed, driven by your passions and curiosities. Maybe you start your day with some gardening. You're not just planting seeds; you're nurturing life, learning about ecosystems, and understanding […]

Why Singing is better than school

Let's talk about why singing is a thousand times better than school. Picture this: you're standing on a stage, pouring your heart out through your voice, and the crowd is spellbound by every note you hit. That feeling of pure connection, of expressing yourself in a way that words alone can't capture, that's what singing […]

How do proxies work to unblock websites at school?

Picture this: you're in a classroom, itching to check out the latest YouTube video or dive into a fascinating article. But bam! The school's firewall swoops in like a digital bouncer, blocking your access faster than you can say "freedom." That's where proxies come in. Think of them as undercover agents, slipping past the firewall's […]

Why Internet Censorship in School is Bad

Imagine sitting in a classroom, staring at a screen that's supposed to be your window to the world. You type in a search term, hoping to learn something new or find a different perspective. But instead of a wealth of information, you're greeted with a message: "Access Denied." It's like being locked in a dark […]

The Hidden Curriculum

You know, schools have this sneaky way of teaching us more than just math equations and history dates. There’s a whole hidden curriculum lurking beneath the surface, and it’s time to shine a light on it. You see, beyond the textbooks and tests lies a whole world of unspoken lessons. Schools don’t just teach you […]

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