can we talk about how this fucking pbs show aimed at little kids easily talked about how anxiety is stressful but normal
Ok no but can we talk about this entire episode?
It was called April 9th, and it was actually a response to the 9/11 attacks. It didn’t talk about the attacks themselves, but rather focused on teaching kids to deal with the all of the emotions that they might be feeling as a result. They set up a situation that might evoke similar emotions in children: a massive fire at the school.
Arthur’s dad was in the fire, so (as you can see above), Arthur is constantly worried about his dad’s safety.
Sue Ellen is grieving because her journal, which contained a huge amount of precious memories, was destroyed in the fire. Muffy is confused why she can’t just cheer Sue Ellen up by giving her a new journal.
Buster wasn’t at school that day, and feels confused and guilty that he isn’t sad about the fire like the other kids. He then befriends the school janitor, who has to retire due to an injury that, at his age, is pretty serious.
Binky actually saw the flames, and is constantly traumatized by the event. He doesn’t tell anyone because he feels like he would lose his tough-guy reputation if he admitted that he was scared.
The episode teaches kids that all of these emotions are perfectly normal and natural, that there’s not one right way to feel, and that even if it takes a while, things are going to be okay.
The thing that makes this show so great, in my opinion, is that it knows that kids are intellegent and strong enough to deal with these things if you present them in the right way. It doesn’t hide them, it doesn’t sugar coat them, it just presents them in a way that children can understand and shows them how to deal with them.
OH MY GOD.
No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.
We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.
(Dead Poets Society, 1989)
How I imagine college students during finals
As a college student I can confirm that is exactly how college students are during finals
this is everywhere life
This is surprisingly accurate
Safety tips from NVCR
Can somebody tell me why this has over 1000 notes? I mean, I guess I’m glad ya’ll are trying to spread the word on safety tips, but didn’t most of us learn this in fourth grade desert survival class? Really people.
reference in case we have sudden memory lapses. don’t want the ‘incident’ to happen again. god that was awful.
I love broccoli. Really.
The Kingkiller chronicles is my favorite serie of books
But Harry Potter is still the most important
Travel is my favorite thing in this world.
WHY ARE THESE TOTALLY AWESOME BOX SETS ON MY DASH?
Because, they’re free. Duh.
So yeah, GIVEAWAY! WOOHOO! I’m having a kickass, awesome, fantastic week (and I’m also terrible with keeping money) which is great for you because you can get this super sweet awesome stuff just by sitting in your bedroom. That’s right, all those hours of mindlessly scrolling have finally paid off.
So what the hell do we have here?
There are three separate prizes here
AVENGERS BLU-RAY BOX SET HOLY CHEESE NIPS
Yep, this baby represents my tumblr in the fullest way possible, so of course it would be the first prize available.
This shit costs $186 sweet captain kirk’s nipples that’s awesome
YEAH WELL WAIT FOR THIS
Harry Potter Ultimate Wizard’s Box Set
My love for Harry Potter will never die. Ever. AND IT HAD BETTER NOT FOR YOU, EITHER. If it seems like it’s dying down, little by little - well, I’m sure this box set will make it shit it’s pants with joy.
This baby costs $349 oooh child fan me, I’m gettin’ overwhelmed!
WHO ARE YOU? THE DOCTOR. DOCTOR WHO?
The complete Doctor Who series 1-4 box set, oh my lawd.
This includes many extremely beautiful people such as NINE, ROES MINUS DRUGS, TEN JESUS FUCK PERFECTION IS TEN, MARTHA JONES, DONNA FUCKING NOBLE, AND ALSO WILF.
This heartwrenching saga is $139 but it’s okay because I brought a banana to the party
WHAT DO ALL OF THESE HAVE IN COMMON? Why, rules of course:
- Reblob as many times as you want idgaf
- Likes don’t count DUH HAVE YOU DONE A GIVEAWAY BEFORE
- You don’t have to be following me because you will probs unfollow afterwards, but it would be cool if you at least stopped by
- No giveaway blogs, I mean jesus too much free stuff for paris hilton over here
I will be using a random number generator to figure out the three winners. MAKE SURE YOUR ASK BOX IS OPEN SO THAT I CAN TELL YOU THAT YOU’VE WON. If you win, it will be a surprise which one you get ohohoho
DISCLAIMER: The Avengers and HP box sets will of course be pre-ordered, so it may be quite a while until you receive your winnings. On the other hand, whomever gets the Doctor Who set can liveblog it to make you both super jelly and impatient.
*~DeAdLiNe*~ The deadline is September 1st to mark the beginning of Hogwarts’ term.
"Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.”
death in supernatural will always be more badass than all the characters put together
This was really interesting.
What in the living hell did I just watch?
A child sick of the repetitions in his life.
I am glad I took time out of my day to watch this
//I’m sorry if it pisses people off that I have this on my blog but this is literally everything that truly upsets me in my personal life.
- The way they have the student’s as numbers really got to me on a personal level I can’t even begin to describe. My school boards treat us as if we are just simply numbers, that’s why we have ‘student numbers’ that we use for everything.
- The horrible pollution and toxins we are practically pouring into the air we need to survive.
- The way the teacher just looked at him like he was an ‘it’ and not an actual person.
- The way they graded the students not even caring.
- The way it literally BROKE not only him but an entire generation.
- The worse part is the ending because not only did he save the dogs life, that he had watched die everyday, he died himself doing something different for once in his life.
- Not to mention that’s probably the first and last time he has ever laughed.
Sorry for ranting I just needed to get this off my chest.
oh my god and then the pictures. how we’re allowed to be “individuals” and “think creatively” but all of the pictures were just slight variations of the same thing- what they wanted us to draw.
and then the part where he starts shaking and the teacher looks so confused. because the teacher cannot comprehend why a student could POSSIBLY be unhappy when he/she gets such good grades.
this video is beautiful, and worth the 4 minutes of your life to watch
just the fact the children’s mouths are zipped up goes to show how we as children have no voice, just silenced in order to conform to what is deemed as normality. but when the zips break, and the kids escape we see they all run in the same direction (apart from the main character), which to me says how despite the opportunity of freedom and individuality, we dont know of anything else, how to do things by one’s self, so we progress in a similar conformity as from the start.
also, there’s the mask that the teacher wears, which kinda says how we only know what we see, not what lies underneath.
Also a fantastic use of Chopin’s funeral march.
and note how even when their zippers break they still have no voice.
This was absolutely terrifying and amazing at the same time
that same anon just sent me ketchup 15 times what did i do to deserve this
AS SOON AS I REBLOGGED IT SOMEONE SEND ME PIZZA AND MY FRIEND WHO ALSO REBLOGGED THIS GOT APPLE PIE 15 TIMES
IS THIS A MOTHERFUCKING CURSE
this is not okay
i WASNT EVEN EXPECTING ANYTHING WHAT IS THIS
so far i’ve gotten penut butter, julius caesar, and dicks
Heartbreaking Simpsons Moments 1/∞: Bart Gets an F
I never understood why it’s an F if he gets more than half out of 100? Unless it’s more than 100. If you get more than half the answers right how is it an F?
You must not be from America. Here, grading is fucked up.
Average American Grading Scale:
A - 94-96
A- - 90-93
F- 59 and under
oh wow that is fucked up
why do they skip E in america
There’s an E in other grading scales?
And in some places in America it goes by a 7 point scale, so it’d be
A - 100-93
B - 92-85
C - 84-78
D - 77-70
F - 69 and below
Now you understand why American kid’s feel like there’s no point to school. If you have a 100 question text, and get 79 of them correct, that’s a C. That mean’s your Average Intelligence on this particular subject. And it get’s even worse when you have only like… a 10 question quiz. If you get two wrong? that’s a B. 80 fucking %. Now tell me again why American school’s are easier?
No wait but whats the grading system in other countries?
UK Grading Scale
Below 40: F
ARE YOU FUCKING WITH ME?! THATS INSANE!!!!
next time you try to tell americans that we’re stupid
i’m gonna remind you
that our “average” is your “A”
Well, here in Brazil we don’t have letters. We have a minimum grade to pass the subject. Well, the year,if you are at school. In public schools is usually 50% or 60%, in private schools is something between 65% and 70%. But we don’t need to get more than this in every test, you can always recuperate on the next semester, but you need by the end of the year to have this percentage. Or you go to the finals to try to recuperate. Or you have recuperation. Not every school has it.
If you have more than 80% , you are a really good student. But if you have more than 90% you are almost a genius. Specially in college. Specially in public colleges.
Mont Saint-Michel, France (by dawvon)