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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5760 on: May 24, 2017, 12:41:23 PM »
Some of the PPTs on here send me into a rage....
...horrible things!...
Hahahhaha. I know - some of them are so miserable.
You should check mine out: they're filled with...
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Comic Sans!
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Comic Sans is the best font for elementary level EFL education.

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5761 on: May 24, 2017, 12:52:58 PM »
Some of the PPTs on here send me into a rage....
...horrible things!...
Hahahhaha. I know - some of them are so miserable.
You should check mine out: they're filled with...
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Comic Sans!

I love comic sans! It's a misunderstood font.  ;D

I use comic sans all the time, because it looks a lot like handwritten versions of the letters they're learning. Some fonts have the versions of lower case a and g that they aren't taught, or just look dull. Comic sans 4 lyfe.

Comic Sans is the best font for elementary level EFL education.

Comic sans due appreciation.  >:(

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5762 on: May 24, 2017, 12:55:41 PM »
Comic Sans!
:evil:
Comic Sans is the best font for elementary level EFL education.
It's also a really thick font, so it's very easy to see on the monitor from anywhere in the room, especially if you use contrasting colours (like white text with black outlining).



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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5763 on: May 24, 2017, 12:58:42 PM »
I never understood the hate that Comic Sans gets from the public at large, I've always loved it.

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5764 on: May 24, 2017, 01:06:25 PM »
I never understood the hate that Comic Sans gets from the public at large, I've always loved it.

Lotta 똥 references today. Animal poop. Aerial poop. Poop in large quantities. Sneaky poop.

http://www.waygook.org/index.php/topic,106562.msg706021/topicseen.html#new

Keep pushin' 'em out!

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5765 on: May 24, 2017, 01:06:55 PM »
I use Goudy Stout font and I punish any student who cant read it. My classroom my rules.

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5766 on: May 24, 2017, 01:10:24 PM »
I use Goudy Stout font and I punish any student who cant read it. My classroom my rules.
I've seen some powerpoints here where the students would probably have been better off if the teacher had used the wingdings font.  :sad:

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5767 on: May 24, 2017, 01:15:50 PM »
How's this for a ppt? *shudders*


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5768 on: May 24, 2017, 01:18:42 PM »
How's this for a ppt? *shudders*



Thanks for embarrassing me here in front of everyone ahole.. >:(

I just thought kids need to learn about RWBY. If not now, then when?

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5769 on: May 24, 2017, 02:04:15 PM »
How's this for a ppt? *shudders*

Are you sure this isn't a student-made PPt? It's definitely Konglish, whatever it is.

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5770 on: May 24, 2017, 02:08:14 PM »
How's this for a ppt? *shudders*

Are you sure this isn't a student-made PPt? It's definitely Konglish, whatever it is.

I just googled "shitty ppt"

I have no idea. hahaha

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5771 on: May 24, 2017, 02:15:54 PM »
I use Goudy Stout font and I punish any student who cant read it. My classroom my rules.

Genuinely made me chuckle!

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5772 on: May 24, 2017, 02:20:47 PM »
How's this for a ppt? *shudders*

Are you sure this isn't a student-made PPt? It's definitely Konglish, whatever it is.

I just googled "shitty ppt"

I have no idea. hahaha


Google is a wondrous thing.  Once for a class I had to bring in some images for some writing activity.  I found some fairly epic pictures and a fellow student asked how I'd found them. 

Literally googled, "black and white photos."  :laugh: :laugh: 

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5773 on: May 24, 2017, 03:09:20 PM »
10 minutes before home time, yes that is the time to put on the aircon


RAGE!

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5774 on: May 24, 2017, 05:25:00 PM »
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5775 on: May 24, 2017, 05:42:21 PM »
30 degrees in May. Gah! What's the actual summer going to be like?

Sizzling summer with less rainfall forecast

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5776 on: May 24, 2017, 11:00:51 PM »
From a functional standpoint, Impact does everything comic sans does, only better. Shame it's overused. Really, the best font to use for body text is something with high readability and little flourish, because you want to reserve that for headlines and other dividing marks.

Anyway, to make this a rant I'm really just generally dissatisfied with everything. Rawr rawr I'm a malcontent.

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5777 on: May 25, 2017, 07:57:31 AM »
I'll never get over all the ways in which this English education system tries to teach students English without ever making them actually... speak English. In the sense that I can't create an activity that requires students to produce the language without giving them a list of options or something to read off of without my CT telling me it's too hard. Those sorts of activities don't exist in the book and they are never tested on it either.

America sucks at teaching 2nd languages, but even back then I had Spanish oral exams that required me to be able to have a (short) conversation with the teacher that wasn't all pre-planned. I actually had to understand the language and be able to respond. I'm not sure if that even happens here in middle and high schools..

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5778 on: May 25, 2017, 08:18:54 AM »
From a functional standpoint, Impact does everything comic sans does, only better. Shame it's overused.

You've convinced me.


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #5779 on: May 25, 2017, 08:21:39 AM »
Why is this one teacher so annoying?? She is honestly like a child at times, no wonder she teaches elementary.  I had set my phone down on a table and she grabbed it to admire my new phone case.  Another time she grabbed at my ear when I had an earring in that she apparently was interested in-- I dodged and backed away but she kept grabbing at me  >:( My students don't even grab at my earrings!! Wtf

For some reason she also has a habit of putting her stuff over mine when there is clearly plenty of other desk space around.  Is this passive aggressiveness?? 

Then she started bugging me about how many students were at one of my schools so I told her and she goes,

"Are you sure??? I think there must be [x amount] of students!"
"Yes, I'm sure."
"Hmm, I do not think so."
"...I know how many students are at my school..."

There are only 13 students TOTAL at that school.  I think I would notice if there were extra students running around.   :rolleyes: