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What was not taught in school that you realize, REALLY should have been? (Why?)

For me, things like Financial Literacy, Entrepreurism, Cooking and Sex Ed (and the Psychology of Relationships), were not taught. And I realize that I have had to spend quite a few years now bumbling through life with the rest of my friends, rather clueless. Yet, I'd always score high on calculus quizzes, in labelling body parts and I am an excellent speller. Oh! And I am really confident! : /

I feel I have useless superpowers in some areas and not enough power in others where I super need it. (Perhaps my ignorance is ripe for being picked on by predators in society...) Most of the things that I wish I learned, improved the quality of my life and mind once I did learn them.

What is your deal?


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    Oct 1 2012: wow, not a common thing for a teacher to react like that, that kid is probably a doodler, needing to do something else to concentrate. I've doodled all my school years. And reminds me of Capra's great scene in Mr Deeds goes to town

    PS: Of course I wear the t-shirt! :-)
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      Oct 1 2012: The kid was / is brilliant and doodling totally helped him. Others tried the same afterward, and I gave them all a chance, but not many could prove that they had multi-foci with doodling. Anyway, I tried to keep it under 10 minutes at a time, in the first place, my yapping.

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