Argument Essay: Writing Involved In High School

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Writing for college students or just students in general can be hard for many. It could be either the students strong suit or it could be their weakest subject. I believe that there should be more writing involved in schools. Technology is evolving now more than ever; it is going to continue to grow and in a couple of years nobody will be writing on a piece of paper and everything will be on their tablet, unless we can stop it. For myself, I didn’t have to write at all in high school because we had chrome books and everything would be on the computers. Now that I’m in college, all I’ve done is write. Schools need to make writing more involved because not only do you use it in college, but also in jobs. Many different businesses are having trouble finding college graduates that are capable for their jobs. A survey by The Chronicle and American Public Media’s Marketplace said, “Businesses find many college graduates with lacking basic workplace proficiencies, like…show more content…
A school named New Dorp High School had many kids that were low-performing students. They didn’t know how to write very well so, they had all of the teachers make writing a priority in their classes, even in physical education you had to write. The administrators really believed that this method would work and help the students tremendously. Luckily for them, it did, “the school’s success suggests that perhaps certain instructional fundamentals that schools have devalued or forgotten need to be rediscovered, updated, and reintroduced. And if that can be done correctly, traditional instruction delivered by the teachers already in classrooms may turn out to be the most powerful lever we have for improving school performance after all” (Tyre). This article talks about going back to the traditional learning, I agree with that and it has worked for many of years so why change it
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