Newest tool for educators: Jimi Hendrix.

Don’t get me wrong. I spent quite a lot of time listening to Jimi Hendrix at high volume in college:

…but that was when I was in the dorm room. A little weird to bring that spirit into the classroom, no?

There was a time when teachers would freak at the sound of Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze” or “Stone Free.” Now the San Francisco school district wants them to get in the spirit.

(Via Joanne Jacobs) I mean, come on. Drug overdose. You have to expect that people are going to bring that particular life decision up when it comes time to discuss what the man had to teach us about existence.

Crossposted to Moe Lane.