Reflection About Education

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It is a belief that education is the key to a better life. Education was implemented on us since kids; if you don’t go to school you won’t have a good job. If you don’t go to school you won’t earn the right amount of money to get by. Why is this? As I starting researching the educational system I realized that we have it all wrong but no one has developed a great movement to really change our educational system. So what now? There has been some people who are putting the word out there and I have found it very appealing and right on point in what I would like to change in the education system. One of the first things that strikes me is that having the resources at a school doesn’t necessarily mean better education. According to Ludger Woessmann in his article “Why students in some countries do better” he states that increased resources does not generally raise educational performance. Why is that? If we put our money and provide books, computers and writing materials why doesn’t that help the students? I think it’s because it’s taking away from what really matters which is what is being taught in the classrooms. It seems like the focus is in what we have, when it should be what can we do with it. If school boards took the time to really pay into what the teachers are teaching and change the teaching method more in how to use what they have they will actually help students more. I believe that students also focus on the material things and not the actual material as goes for

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