Posted 5 years ago on May 13, 2013, 12:50 p.m. EST by Phanya2011
from Tucson, AZ
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Up to the 12th grade, it seems that what I was actually taught were the tools of reading, writing, arithmetic and some science, and the rest was essentially wrong: distorted history, opinions on literature and social systems, variously interpreted by many. Nothing there required practical, logical thinking -- it was memorization of often distorted information. I learned how to think when I played games, which I just recently realized. A game provides a set of rules and information about the parts of the game -- factual information -- leaving it up to the player to apply thought. So, instead of erroneous history we should have games and their creation as a school subject. Imagination and logical thinking all at the same time. If I had had children, I may have figured this out before my second childhood.