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Video Lessons – “The Modern School” Add-on

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As a society, we depend on teachers to prepare children to survive and thrive in the real world. Yet, sometimes they aren’t enough. “The Modern School” (if you haven’t read it, you should here) addresses this issue by separating students and teachers, but there is something more, and it can really finish the concept. It is the use of video lessons. Free online websites like Khan Academy are amazing in helping students all around the world. They provide for some students another perspective on how to teach the same material. This is very beneficial, as students may not understand their teacher’s methods. Since “The Modern School” is in favor of using technology to benefit the school system, it would be very easy for teachers just to put in an optional video to go along with a day’s notes. All in all, having videos would be beneficial as it would…

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The Super Fun House

This sounds like a lot of fun.

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Before I go into this, I want to give a side note – I am no economist; rather just a guy behind a screen giving my ideas to the public. I don’t know how much this would cost, how big it would be, or if it could be maintained over a long period of time.

There are always days that are boring, such as mine today. It’s rainy, cold, and generally nasty. Why not have something that is unaffected by weather and fun for everyone? This inflatable “house,” or toy as it may be called, would be a great workout and tons of fun. It would have competitive games, activities, sports courts, an obstacle course, and most importantly, it would be safe.

It could have player-vs-player games, such as Sumo and Gladiator Jousting, which are fun for family and friends to have competitions in. There could be sprayers loaded with…

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