NAPLAN and Rah Rah

Aussie Friends of Treehorn

encouraging adults to think sensitively, to care for kids, to make wise choices….with their hearts in gear, their pens active and their votes available .

Our Wallabies Need NAPLAN

 I started the day by reading this educational gem from NZ’s Minister for Testucation.

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Poor New Zealand kids.

Then, within minutes, I read an article in the S.M.H. 07-11-15 p.53 by Darren Kane about the administration of Rugby League in Australia……

“The lunatic is on the grass

The lunatic is on the grass

Remembering games and daisy chains and laughs

Got to keep the loonies on the path

‘Brain Damage’ – Pink Floyd

Brain Damage. Second-to-none song on Pink Floyd’s seminal 1973 work Dark Side of the Moon. A meditation on the odiousness of mental disintegration.

Brain Damage. The lyric, maniacal laughter that rounds out the song’s haunting spectral. But where is the real madness? Decades later, Roger Waters suggested the true lunacy rested not inside the “lunatic “ imagining days of daisy chains, but in keeping the loonies confined to the path. Esoteric stuff. Little wonder the Floyd hit splitsville long ago.

Madness: a disordered mind. Doing the same thing over and over, expecting different results?”

NUFF SAID

Poor testucators everywhere…..grasping for reasons to keep their stupidities on the path to ???

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Phil Cullen  41 Cominan Avenue  Banora Point  Australia 2486  07 5524 6443   cphilcullen@bigpond.com             http://primaryschooling.net                     http://qldprimaryprincipals.wordpress.com
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