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A Modest Proposal: Limit all class sizes to five students

Teachers apply skilled labor to a variety of tasks involving a variety of students. Some students need extra compassionate attention. Other students need challenges that will provoke them to think. Some students need to be gently reassigned to less-challenging classes. … Continue reading

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The etymology, phonetics, and linguistics of “Nyanpasu!” could be considered funky

I presume that many of the readers of this blog have adopted the greeting “Nyanpasu!” from Non Non Biyori. The director says that this fictional greeting was inspired by Dr. Slump (full source below): --主要キャラクターの宮内れんげのせりふ「にゃんぱすー」はどういう意味があるのですか? 小学1年生が考えた「おはこんばんちわ」的な(笑い)、いろいろなときに対応できるあいさつです。また、れんげというキャラクターは1年生ですが、いろんな意味でませています。知識も多彩で通知表もオール5です。 What’s the meaning of … Continue reading

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