Teacher Under Fire For Classroom Rifle Lesson

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  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    I'm a science teacher. As a student, I was on the rifle team and could bring my gun to school (unloaded) on the bus. I am not unsympathetic to what he was trying to do, but this was just a stupid idea.
     
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    The_Bardock ****** of the Minicons

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    Well the principal approved it and sounds like this wasn't the first year. I don't think he should get in trouble over it.
     
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    Well that was a dumb thing to do during days like this.
     
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    Guns... fired... in a school...

    Very educational. I'm sure all those Littleton teenagers are a lot smarter now.
     
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    It was a controlled experiment to demonstrate Newtonian laws of motion. They make it sound like he jumped up on the desk and said "Hey, let's see who can dodge the fastest!"
     
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    Someone always has to ruin it for everyone. If it isn't the uber or non religious, its some anti-gun person. If you're so concerned about it, keep your kid at home.
     
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    God forbid we make school interesting! -_- The concern I would have here is how many rounds he had on him. Any more than 1 that he kept with him would be very unsafe.
     
  9. misterd

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    In that case the principal's ass should be in the sling, not the teacher's. In a normal world, I wouldn't have an issue with this, but anyone involved in education now had to be able to see this coming from a mile away.
     
  10. rattrap007

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    I don't have a problem with it. If it is a controlled experiment then it is fine. Make the class intereseting..
     
  11. Aaron

    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    I would have loved a demonstration like this in High School. Taking something from real life and showing how physics really deals with it? That's the way to get a student to really take the topic and make it their own.
     
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    while they're at it they should take the knives away from the school chef.
     

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