And they probably came to Pencey that way” (2). In this paragraph, the audience hears Holden’s negative immutable perspective about his school Pencey as he seems to not like the school at all, much less the people in it. The author uses words like “splendid” and “clear-thinking” to really express holden’s strong opinion about the guys at Pencey and how they don’t meet the expectations that the school holds. In the beginning of the book the reader is introduced to Mr. Spencer who is one of Holden’s teacher’s. Mr. Spencer comes out as a nice teacher whose only intention is to help Holden and guide him through the misfit of society as he realizes that Holden needs a hand to hold.
Paying student for good grades is an issue because it doesn't do any motives in learning, only trying. Learning is the student job, not the parent to bride their children to do well. Paying student for good grades can give pressure to inflate their grades, external motivators that may be affective and well intended, and kids should be satisfied with their own accomplishment to success. Many parents bribe their children to do well in school by paying them. Bridging children should be illegal and banned in every country.
Teaching the students self-control is important and takes time. Students will make mistakes but teaches need to make the mistake a learning tool by teaching the students a better way to conduct themselves. He writes “When we are unreasonable with students and humiliate them into submission, the benefit is really for the teacher and not the students”, this really hit home for me, I have seen that happen and the student shut down and he had a miserable rest of his year. We need to instill confidence in our students not talk poorly to them. Chapter Five-The Quiet Man (76-89) As I was reading this I was thinking that it was written just for me.
Rose says that it was low level classes and he was placed in these classes accidentally, but he decided to stay there. Basically, he talks about his classmates and education environment in this school. As I understood from the text, the education environment was not good to grow good students. Rose explains that his teachers were not so interested in teaching and they used physical violence to control students. As for the students, many of them had negative behaviour and no desire to study, but Rose noted their true personalities and says that they weren't just troublemakers.
Most likely they will want to get in trouble again so they can stay home, but what if they couldn’t stay home either? They should be required to still come to school, but have to go to a special class, or building, that has a strict environment, providing watch over them and keeping them out of more trouble, while making them do their school work in complete silence. From the Article “Why Do We Suspend Misbehaving Students?” by Brian Palmer it states “Don’t kids want to go home?... … Why is suspension such a common punishment? Because it’s familiar, cheap, and convenient.
The essay of Mike Rose describes the challenges that students face in vocational school, from his experience he thinks that students struggle in many things. Rose, Mike “I Just Want to be Average”. 1989 Lives on the boundary. Students in vocational school have hassle with courses, have difficulty with different culture and have to conceal their adroitness. Students in vocational school have hassle with courses, many students having different ways in thinking and in doing things because they have different personalities.
In the dystopian world of Ray Bradbury’s book, Fahrenheit 451, Nobody is able to read or learn, without getting extremely punished. Ray Bradbury wrote this book to show readers a dystopian world that we do not want to live in. This books also teaches a few lessons to the audience. The first thing Ray Bradbury teaches the audience, is too not be like one of the main characters, Mildred Montag. The next thing is too always try to learn things, and not to avoid learning, The final thing is that just because a lot of people are doing something, that does not mean you should too.
"Grades and Self-Esteem" Reading Journal In the essay written by Randy Moore, “Grades and Self-Esteem " talks about the American education system and unprepared students. Furthermore, in the essay, the writer mentioned that grades of students are low because, they lack of the knowledge and many cannot pass seventh grade exams. Moreover, certain students do not want to learn or think, and also, he said that some students lack of the critical thinking. The author believe that critical thinking is something that can be learned by time not something that can be stuffed normally. Furthermore, He thinks that what lead students to be in this situation is that they do not care about anything, but they care if they feel good or not about themselves.
Students should not be allowed to select their own classes because they would just pick the classes with friends in them not the classes they need to learn. Students would just pick classes to be with their friends and would just mess around all day instead of actually learning. “Subjects are introduced at school level so that students learn about the importance of each subject and the role it plays in our day to day activities(science, maths, history,geography etc).” (Vipul Agawane, Quora. )Students should not be allowed to select their own classes because they would just pick the classes with friends in them and no the classes that they actually need to learn. Schools could easily fix the problem of students choosing classes with friends in them by adding more than one teacher teaching that subject and by picking the students in each class randomly.
When Han came to the school, he wasn't used to a class monitor bossing everyone around, and shortly after coming, he decided to tell the teacher about Om. To Han’s disappointment, the teacher did nothing but praise Om and commend him in keeping the classroom so orderly. Han knew that Om was just putting on a show for the teacher, but at that point Han figured it was time to give up. When Om impressed the teacher, Han just gave up and wasn't willing to endure and try again. If Han had kept trying, he probably would have gotten Om in trouble eventually.