This first aid may be worst aid
Recently, I took a first aid course so that I might learn to help my students if they were to ever find themselves in medical need.
I am opposed to this.
As a teacher, I have always believed the axiom that if you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach him to fish you ensure he smells terrible and recites boring stories for a lifetime. By just mindlessly applying a tourniquet to a studentís neck, instead of letting him do it himself, heís really not learning anything.For the complete article see the 05-30-2012 issue.
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