education

Japanese teacher’s advice for opinion essay writing stays with one student to this day

Sometimes it just takes the right kind of push to get the words flowing across the paper.
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Japanese tutoring company wants to help your kids get better at video games

But Gemutore doesn’t care if kids become pro gamers or not, because the company’s goals are deeper, and more heartwarming, than e-sports glory.

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Human pyramids continue in Kobe schools as injuries mount to 51, mayor’s pleas to stop unanswered

Schools refuse to stop stacking their students in the name of athletics.

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Tokyo public schools will stop forcing students with non-black hair to dye it, official promises

Pledge comes in the wake of 2.2 million-yen lawsuit from naturally brown-haired schoolgirl in Osaka.

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Pokémon Company loosens copyright grip, starts free-to-use-art program for schools, day care

Over 100 illustrations allow kids, teachers, and children’s hospital staff to create smiles and curiosity with the beloved anime/video game characters.

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You can now buy bully insurance for your kids in Japan

As more and more parents worry about the effects of bullying, one Tokyo insurance company offers a solution.

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10-year old Japanese YouTuber advocates children not going to school if they don’t want to

Says that parents have no right to force education upon children.

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Strap on your thinking caps for an extra-dumb, hypocritical Japanese teacher correction

Grade school girl gets marked down on her math test even though her calculation was perfect and she showed her work.

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Kindai University’s legendary opening ceremony blows away new students with confetti and idols

Light displays, idol dances, motivational speeches, celebrity appearances–you name it, they’ve got it.

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“We wasted so much time in English class” — Japanese Twitter user points out major teaching flaw

One simple chart could have made all the difference.

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Japanese high school will suspend students who don’t reveal their social media account names

Schoolgirl’s teacher says that if she doesn’t like being monitored online, she can drop out of school instead.

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This nonconformist Japanese schoolgirl is ready for any bullies who tease her about her backpack

Mom was worried about other kids teasing her six-year-old, but this kid is wise (and tough) beyond her years.

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Another women’s university in Japan to accept transgender women, the first in Kyushu

Another win for transgender rights in Japan.

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Anime-style isekai story is actually an English-learning textbook from Japan’s public broadcaster

Ordinary schoolgirl sets out to save fantasy world from an evil dragon while readers set out on the path to learn English.

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Don’t like trigonometry? Then you’re just like Hitler, says Japanese high school English teacher

Further proof that any argument will eventually have someone call the other person a Nazi.

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Japanese net user finds U.S. propaganda film from WWII and draws unusual conclusion

An American wartime propaganda video has one Japanese citizen reflecting on his nation’s societal structure today.

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Poop Campus now accepting students to learn Japanese kanji through steaming piles of fun

The Internet just got a whole lot crappier.

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Uncle and netizens confused about child’s low grade on math assignment

Have you ever had a teacher this strict?

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Bizarre English test in Japan asks students about winged vegetables, launches new meme

Say hello to the Four Heavenly Kings of Center Listening.

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Japanese teacher punches high school boy in the face, social media is still on his side【Video】

“Well, yeah, of course you’re gonna get punched if you talk to someone that way.”

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