II-"Nap time at EHS" - Leslie Linthicum - Albuquerque Tribune

II-"Nap time at EHS" - Leslie Linthicum - Albuquerque Tribune

Class lectures take back seat to filmstrips - and horseplay

by: Leslie Linthicum | publication date: March 9, 1983 | Publication: Albuquerque Tribune | pages: 1

Filmstrips have become the teacher's best friend and the student's anesthetic.

"I'm sick of seeing these Mickey Mouse films that don't tell us anything we don't already know," complained a freckled blonde after the second filmstrip in as many days in Independent Living class.

In the second "Undercover Student" article, reporter Leslie Linthicum reports on her Popular Fiction class and on the frequent use of videos in the classroom and their failure to engage the students.

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