“The Onion,” the satirical news site, can often times be mean-spirited and in bad taste. But sometimes it can sure be funny, too!
Here are my picks for The Best Education Articles From “The Onion.” Please let me know which ones I’ve missed:
These next three aren’t school related, but they’re still among my favorites:
You’ll want to read the funny and sad piece in The Onion that’s titled “Teacher Asks Students To Split Into 2 Groups To Simulate Ideal Class Size.”
Tips For Fixing The Nation’s Education System is another great satirical article from The Onion.
Here are a couple of them:
Discourage teacher turnover by downplaying the importance of having money and respect
Maybe get some underprepared, overconfident recent college graduates in there to figure things out
— The Onion (@TheOnion) June 23, 2015
— The Onion (@TheOnion) July 23, 2015
— Onion Politics (@OnionPolitics) August 3, 2015
— The Onion (@TheOnion) November 23, 2015
— Celia Llopis-Jepsen (@Celia_LJ) December 30, 2015
— ClickHole (@ClickHole) December 2, 2017
— Dr. Chris Prokes (@edtech_prokes) May 3, 2022
Not from The Onion, but in the same spirit:
Classic Defenses of Classic Literature – McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
— Lorena G. (@nenagerman) February 6, 2021
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