The Beloit College Mindset List is a reminder that your homeschool students and you probably view the world from very different perspectives.
The Mindset list, first compiled by Beloit College in Wisconsin in 1998, was intended as a reminder to faculty at the university that references quickly become dated. It is updated every year.
“Most young Americans entering university this year think:
Beethoven is a dog
Michelangelo is a computer virus
Email is too slow
Czechoslovakia has never existed
Fergie is a pop singer, not a duchess
Clint Eastwood is a sensitive movie director, not Dirty Harry
John McEnroe stars in TV ads, not on the tennis court”
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The full list is available at http://www.beloit.edu/mindset/.
Oh, and make sure your students work on their cursive handwriting — it’s going out-of-style.