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chalk and talk

chalk and talk
 n.— «The archaic system of starting school at the crack of dawn, seating students in strict rows, marking off arbitrary blocks of time with bells, and exposing kids to strict, teacher-centered instruction (also known as “chalk and talk”) was designed to prepare kids for manufacturing work in factory settings.» —“An archaic education system” by David Smokler Boston Globe (Massachusetts) Oct. 8, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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