Personal Narrative: My Experience With A Personalized Education

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As a four-year-old immigrant, a personalized education system would have provided me with greater confidence in my academic abilities. I found it difficult to excel in an elementary school with a “one size fits all” curriculum. I only knew how to speak Mandarin and Thai, and I was a visual learner. My teachers taught based on textbooks in English and disregarded my personal learning needs. Therefore, I was uninspired in all my classes which translated to poor grades. Every quarter, the parent and teacher meetings focused on my weak cognitive abilities. My teachers failed to notice an innate leadership and teamwork quality displayed on the playground or during free time. Ironically, employers look for these qualifications in their candidates.
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