The Surprising History of School! – Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Today, we learn the history of school in the United States! Then, we get study tips straight from science. We take it back to the eighties to learn about a historic prank done by some MIT fraternity brothers at an Ivy League football game. We give you the scoop on why writing down your notes helps you retain the information. A few child prodigies are discussed. Finally, we answer the question: “Why do kids get summers off?” in this episode presented by the Paper & Packaging – How Life Unfolds.

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