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This post goes against the social conditioning on education and is particularly lengthy: As my high school career is slowly coming to an end I graduate June 11th I have found myself particularly reflective on the value I have received from high-school.
I end my high school career with a sub-par 2. A ,having never received a prestigious academic award, and a quick glance at my attendance record would reveal numerous absences OK 32 days just this year. If I listen to what I have been socially conditioned to believe: I beg to differ. Chasing The A For most of my life along with millions of other students I have been taught to believe that the secret to a successful life is to get outstanding grades.
Slowly over the years however, I have discovered this premise to be completely false. We can be as happy and as successful as we choose to be. Our attitude, not our grades, determines our success. Life is our greatest mentor. Continually brain-washing students into believing good grades are essential in living a successful life, has had some disastrous consequences: Students are more stressed then ever.
Cheating has become increasingly rampant. M in order to stay a float. Millions of kids with incredible potential are left to die educationally speaking never realizing their true potential. That is get good grades. We can live our purpose today.
It does teach us the basic necessities. However, much of what we learn in school is not practical in the real world. Where are the courses on blogging?
Where are the money management courses? Where are the classes dedicated to eradicate poverty? Where are the classes that help us find our purpose? Our current education system places too much emphasis on the A and not enough emphasis on unleashing the promise that lies in each and every one of us.
Education Through Reading And Experience One of the most startling shortcomings of our current education system, is the lack of relevant reading.
We are forced to read A. All this does is encourage a distaste for reading. Then they will just be reading the latest trash.
The progress of humanity depends on it. Not our teachers, not our parents, but us. Each book should be likened to a puzzle piece completing our soul. All of which does nothing for us 10 years down the road. Over the past 4 years I have read close to books.
Only 15 of those books being school related. My philosophy, my attitude, who I am today, all stem from the numerous books I devoured. Education is learning from failure. Education is growing from experience. Education is discovering your passions then pursuing them.
Education is not rote memorization. Education is not analyzing books that have no meaning to you. Education is not wasting your time on subjects you hate. Education is not being paralyzed because your afraid to fail.Year-round Packing Ideas Savvy shoppers know that they can impact more children around the world for eternity by looking for shoebox items throughout the year.
A year round school schedule would have advantages for students struggling to keep up with their classmates academically.
It allows extra time to catch up and really understand. Dec 17, · The Year of Outrage Slate tracked what everyone was outraged about every day in Explore by clicking the tiles below, and then scroll down to . The Top 10 Reasons Why Year Round School Is A Good Idea 10) It’s easier to schedule vacations.
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Year Round School is a Bad Idea While most students are at home or on trips with family, some are in school working all summer long. This is not because they have summer school, but because their school switched to a year round school schedule.