Analysis Of In Praise Of The F Word By Mary Sherry

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The right path for students
The article “In praise of the F word” by Mary Sherry suggests failure is the biggest motivation for students. However, “Sixty-six percent of all U.S. fourth graders scored below proficient on the 2013 National Assessment of Education Progress (…) meaning that they are not reading at grade level” stated the United States education department. Therefor failing students is not the only way to motivate them. Other effective ways are, students can form study groups, students can attend after school workshops, and Parents can talk to the principle. Indeed, many students have heard of study groups, but how many actually take the time to form one? Anthony Van Gessel (…) stated that 71% of students strongly agreed study …show more content…

As well as help to see which study habits are best for their child and what they can develop. Or simply state the problem and find a solution, meaning the teacher and parent can confront the child about the difficulties he or she might be facing. It might not all have to deal with just the student, Josephine Hackett writes in the Tampa Bay Times “People playing video games. Texting. (…) No. Not students. Teachers.” This may cause the principle to get involved, if the teachers are not providing a good positive example, then the students will just follow and never be able to learn and succeed. If the student is doing all their work and still not succeeding in their classes, the teacher who is showing such habits must be distracted from their job. Such as grading all the work assigned to the students. In conclusion failure is not the only way to motivate students. The student might accept failing and never learn the material, but if we offer kids study hall, workshops and a sit down meeting it might even change their outlook on school. As well as study habits let us give kids a chance, to the right path and allow them to succeed without failing in positive learning

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