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posted by n1 on Friday June 13 2014, @09:48AM   Printer-friendly
from the we-could-start-a-riot dept.

In contrast to the modern trend of helicopter parenting and safety-first playgrounds, one school in New Zealand has decided to completely do away with rules during recess playtime to great effect. They aren't alone in this reversal, some of which can be justified by a study showing that children who injured themselves by falling from heights grow up to be less fearful of heights than those who weren't hurt.

 
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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Friday June 13 2014, @10:55AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday June 13 2014, @10:55AM (#54895)

    Aha. Now ve apply ze social pressssurrrr to suttttly hint that ze big fun jungle gym iz for ze third graderrrrs. No rrrrrules but norrrmal rrrrules of ze society herrreee! Ha ha ha ha ha ahaaaaa!