Cyber Bullying: Education Is Learning From Failure

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“Education is about unleashing one’s confidence. Education is learning from failure. Education is growing from experience. Education is discovering your passions then pursuing them.” (JOHN DEXTER RODRIGUEZ) For most of a students’ life, everyone have been taught to believe that getting good grades is how one will success in life. However, a human is 100 % responsible for their life and whether they get good grades or not will not determine their success. Life is one’s greatest mentor. Growing up the system has continuously been brainwashing students, saying that good grades equal good life. This has caused students to be more stressed out, cheating has increased, students face illnesses like anorexia/bulimia, depression, and have suicidal thoughts.…show more content…
Bullying is also a huge factor as to why students perform worse. Bullies torture their victims through social media, texting and one-on-one interactions. Cyber bullying is one of the most common ways of bullying nowadays. A number of suicides can be connected to bullying. Abuse demotivates students and makes them incapable of studying efficiently or even going to school. One of the major reasons children do not excel in studies or show lack of interest is because their parents do not help or motivate them; or they just don’t care. Some parents do not bother to learn what their children are studying at school. This causes increased dropout rates amongst students. Obesity and anorexia are the two extremes students suffer from. Main reasons are poor eating habits and lack of health education, this also leads to lower achievement amongst children. These illnesses also increase the risk of other medical conditions like increased blood pressure, anemia, diabetes, muscle atrophy, increased chance of stroke, which could all result in low attendance at…show more content…
Students that have learned certain information before a test usually forget everything immediately after it has served its purpose on paper. Of course, some knowledge is retained, but usually most of it is gone soon enough. The education system exists to create compliant individuals that are one and the same. When they leave school, they are said to be unfit for employment unless they have received certain grades in every subject they have studied; otherwise they’re considered to be less intelligent than the others. Over the course of high school, students are flooded with information and what is expected from them is to remember it all from beginning to end. This is impossible seeing as it it a massive amount of information, most of which is invalid in life outside of school. Of course, some subjects like basic maths and languages are necessary, but those are applicable later in life. The current system attempts to force students to be good at things they might not be fit to be good at. In the Journal of Educational Psychology, it is said that each individual requiers a study program tailored to his needs. In order to have interested students, they need to be curious, however the educational system wants students who are smart; they refuse to have ones who are ready to explore, they want individuals who would raise the school’s ratings, which means getting more
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