On 10/15/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Tom Pohl</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:<div><span class="gmail_quote"></span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
I call BS :)<br><br><a href="http://www.snopes.com/language/document/1895exam.asp">http://www.snopes.com/language/document/1895exam.asp</a><br><br>-Tom</blockquote><div><br>My thought when I read through the test prior to you sending the snopes article was that the arithmetic was far more practical than is common today.
<br><br>Now, talk about a difficult question: That one about listing the republics of Europe is tricky. By the time you've completed the test the list of correct answers will have changed!<br> </div><br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
On Oct 15, 2007, at 9:17 AM, Theron Conrey wrote:<br><br>> To completely take this off topic, I'm not sold on the whole 21st<br>> Century education:<br>> <a href="http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/saline/society/exam.html">
http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/saline/society/exam.html</a><br>></blockquote></div><br>-- <br>Matthew Nuzum<br>newz2000 on freenode