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Podcast Episode 59


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A maple syrup heist, Living on chicken nuggets, Bad journalism, Stopping the political post madness, Reacting to the anti-Islam video trailer, Firing teachers for giving zeros, and Bigger Fences.

Episode 59: Less Facts, More Rage

Related Links:

Maple syrup heist baffles Quebec
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/31/us-syrup-robbery-idUSBRE87U0Z220120831

Stacey Irvine, 17, collapses after eating only McDonald's chicken nuggets since age 2
http://www.big-wife.com/stacey-irvine-17-collapses-after-eating-only-mcdonalds-chicken-nuggets-since-age-2/
Original Story: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2092071/Stacey-Irvine-17-collapses-eating-McDonalds-chicken-nuggets-age-2.html

Lifehacker temporarily recommends posting fraudulent listings on Amazon to game the price
http://lifehacker.com/5940670/get-a-bargain-on-amazon-by-monitoring-prices-regularly-throughout-the-day
Lifehacker amended this article.... due to fraud practices and lots of back feedback.

How to Block Annoying Political Posts on Facebook
http://lifehacker.com/5940319/how-to-block-annoying-political-posts-on-facebook

Boy tells neighbor: 'Get a bigger fence'
http://www.sanduskyregister.com/blotter-item-day/boy-tells-neighbor-get-bigger-fence

In wake of anti-Islam video, Afghanistan blocks film's YouTube page
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/09/in-wake-of-anti-islam-video-afghanistan-blocks-youtube/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Innocence_of_Muslims
Update for anti-islam video and violence (how the people living there have responded)
http://www.buzzfeed.com/jtes/19-more-photos-of-libyans-apologizing-for-american

Teacher Fired for giving students a zero mark for not handing in assignments:
http://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/lynden-dorval-officially-let-go-by-edmonton-public-schools-1.956545
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/story/2012/09/14/edmonton-dorval-zero-fired.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/09/14/lynden-dorval-fired_n_1885385.html
http://crux-of-the-matter.com/2012/09/15/dorvals-firing-over-no-zeros-proof-ed-system-lost-its-way/
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/story/2012/05/31/edmonton-teacher-zeros-sheppard.html

Code of Conduct:
http://education.qld.gov.au/studentservices/behaviour/bm-codebehav.html

Ross Sheppard No-Zero Policy Info
http://news.epsb.ca/2012/05/why-do-we-grade-students-the-way-we-do/
http://blogs.edmontonjournal.com/2012/06/01/educators-speak-out-the-case-for-no-zeros-policy/
http://blogs.edmontonjournal.com/2012/06/01/educators-speak-out-the-case-against-the-no-zeros-policy/

Sanctuary's Recommendation: Hell on Wheels
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1699748/

Nny's Recommendation: The Digeridoo



Kidcha's Recommendation: Rambo - First Blood
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083944/

Extra Reading: Read the Essays of a Future Killer: James Holmes' Rejected College App
http://www.heavy.com/news/2012/08/james-holmes-university-iowa-rejected-application-essay/

Update: Ross Sheppard Assessment, Grading, and Reporting Practice 2011-2012 (Special thanks to Ross Sheppard for emailing this link to us)
http://shep.epsb.ca/images/stories/Assessment_Policy_2011-12.pdf
The sky was the color of a television, tuned to a dead channel. - William Gibson




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