This would be put into action by restructuring our educational system as Finland did. We should not exactly copy Finland, but take what's working from there and implement it the best we can to better educate our children. The differences between school systems are bigger than we even thought. The Scandinavian countries are already a few steps ahead of us and we need to catch up soon before it's too late. To ensure that this educational movement takes place, It is time for the population to speak up, we need the government to realize we are falling behind.
Education is the mainstay of the nation nowadays, national governments are perceiving their education systems to meet the difficulties of this century. One of their responsibilities is encouraging creativity and innovation. People says creativity is a skill in which person is born with it and it could not be acquired or taught , on the other hand some people are convinced that creativity could be grow in children or adult with a major help from schools and universities. But does really education kills creativity? If education process is done by rudeness and incorrectly way it will have of course kills creativity.
Child labour is most often found in mines or factories. In my opinion, children should not be working at all, no matter what conditions. They should be in school getting an education so that our world will have good leaders in the future and our people will be more knowledgeable about the world we live in. If the next generation is not educated, instead of the worlds problems being solved, they will only increase. If the places that the children worked had better conditions, shorter hours and a higher salary, my opinion might be different.
Ever since astronauts aboard the ISS have been able to video chat with earth they have educated the children of earth, Even today they are still doing this (Howell). Humanity can also benefit by the exploration of space by getting new material and resources for the world. The Moon has 3 cultural elements that we could use for humainy one is water which is essential to life, Helium 3 which is used in nuclear fusion and rare earth metals which we use in our modern day technology (Dickerson). “as long as humans remain on a single planet, we are at risk of extinction when disaster strikes” (Steltzner). This shows that if we don't go to new planets that we will run out of resources cases and material and eventually lead to extinction.
It doesn’t stop after we finish school either. We learn every day to have an impact on the world whether it’s good or bad, and we have to be examples for the next generation once we are there. Therefore what America needs to do is adapt to the changing world with new leadership skills, updated education program, and comprehensive regime that we couldn’t previously learn just on pencil and paper. Climate change is an example of illiteracy in the twenty-first century because of the ignorance people have towards it. Not only are they ignorant but scared and selfish.
In our era of society, high schools are nowhere near perfect and are in need of being improved to help students for the future. From reading Botstein’s article and two previous ones, it’s clear that the major idea is that high schools need to be fixed. Incorporating some aspects from Botstein’s ideas, we can fix high schools by integrating students together, improve the quality of teachers, and inform students about the importance of high school in their adult life. A problem with high schools is the difficulty in integrating students because different cliques box certain students into specific stereotypes. In Botstein’s article, he mentioned how certain cliques have influence because of “good looks and attractiveness, and sport prowess”.
He believes that we aren 't thinking far enough into the future to have the ability to change it. One of these major conflicts we face is the huge gap between skills and wisdom. “Science and technology are accelerating furiously, but wisdom is not.” (Martin). We have the technology and the materials to learn many new skills at a rapid pace, but without wisdom theses skills will be rendered useless. We learn many theoretical problems throughout our schooling, only to use them to pass the test, or to graduate, but we aren 't able to apply these lessons to our lives after graduation.
“It inspires people to become scientists and engineers and they are the people who enable tomorrow to exist today” - Neil Degrasse Tyson. A whole new culture is brought forth through NASA a whole new educational surge. NASA enabled people to dream and that itself is priceless. In conclusion there is no excuse as to why nasa should not be funded. The united states is spending billions on war destruction and not on space innovation.
Compulsory Public Education is a Form of Social Control It is common belief that compulsory schooling is good for society and it helps us become a more enlightened group of people. Millions of parents send their children off to school every morning in the United States of America; some believe it is good for their young child’s mind and others just do it because failing to comply is against the law. But we need to ask ourselves why school is mandatory, why do we force our children to attend school? The answer to that question is to maintain social order. The United States’, along with many other western countries, government forces us to attend a school that does not promote originality or creativity; but rather mediocrity and conformity.
Other authorities concur that when school is balanced and incessant throughout the year, students will perform better (Maloney). Athletes and artists do not take breaks because they would lose skills learned. School should be no different for students because balance and consistency is important for growth. Balance and consistency from year-round schooling will benefit students academically and mentally. The importance of balance during the school year is shown by the success of other countries who enforce year-round