NAME: JEMIMAH SUKBAT CA121 Task 1 Essay Experiences at Secondary school in contrast with Tertiary level of Education “College is a great experience and exposes you to a lot of things you might not otherwise learn or experience. You learn to evaluate things, think for yourself, and become a more independent person,” says Steven D. Woodhull on quote garden.com. The experiences at the Divine Word University are far more different compared to Jubilee Catholic Secondary school. Divine Word is a level up. The level of teaching, learning, understanding, and the level of maturity is a step higher compared to secondary life.
The reason why students should read more challenging novels are because they learn new things, and they could also learn how to act in a certain situation based on the type of challenging story they read. Many people also feel that this book is irrelevant to student’s lives. However, kids should learn what life would be like for kids at their age in a different time period. Like what was stated before, in a history class, when we learn about the history, we learn about the straight facts, not as much of the personal lives of people living in that time. Since the novel is showing the personal recollections of one boy in the time period, students can identify the similarities between the two lessons.
7 Bad Writing Habits You Learned in School A school is considered to be the place where we acquire proper habits that help us during the whole our life. However, these habits are not always good especially when we are talking about writing. The matter is that writing is a rather special ability that has been common to each of us, however, not everyone is capable of telling that writing is really something they can do perfectly. Being a school kid, we discover only some basic principles of efficient writing such as the mechanical process of writing, basic abilities to present the ideas on paper, and key ideas for an understanding of style. In college, we start to understand that this knowledge is not enough as to write flawlessly, you need to know more than just the structure of the essay and the ways to use resources in your writing.
Brent Staples is speaking about colleges around the country and how the standards that they hold the students to are changing. He believes that students these days are not earning grades as much as they are demanding them. Brent in his article is comparing how students from the past would take the grade that they were given because in that time the teacher was right in their decisions but now, because students pay so much for school they think they should automatically get a good grade. In his article he states, “Twenty years ago, students grumbled, then lived with the grades they were given. Today, colleges of every stature permit them to appeal low grades through deans or permanent boards of inquiry.”(Staples
Through trial and error, college students are having to figure out what constitutes as acceptable writing for every one of their separate classes all on their own without their ethnic backgrounds taken into consideration. While although Dave was considered privileged because of his years of experience in classrooms that consisted of teachers and students who shared similar social backgrounds, “students from diverse communities may need… teachers in the disciplines… [to] provide them with assignments and instructional support appropriate for first steps in using the language of their community” (262) McCarthy’s findings contribute to the notion, “learning to write… is not only a developmental process that occurs within an individual student, but also as a social process, that occurs in response to particular situations” (236). Although McCarthy only documents Dave as he takes this “journey across the curriculum”, her study is addressing the college student body as a whole. She declares that the success of a student is determined not only by their intelligence, but also their ability to adapt to a wide range of social and academic settings without any negative interference towards their
This is another great attribute to San Tan Foothills. Your teachers, not only teach you and help you learn the subjects needed to get to college and to get a fantastic job, they seem like your friends. We can joke around and also have respect at the same time. These teachers have so much care and love for their students. It makes San Tan Foothills a fun and easy going school to go to.
Although there are a lot of pros and cons, Jackie Thornton, the assistant principal for curriculum and instruction at Naperville Central, pointed out that she and a lot of other staff members would prefer the SAT over the ACT mostly because the SAT is closely aligned to our common core and our new standards. “I am happy that the state will continue to provide a college entrance exam to all juniors, but I was disappointed that the PARCC assessments will no longer be given at the high school level,” Thornton said. “One of the downsides of PARCC was that it was a time-intensive assessment. We will be able to accomplish required state testing in less time this year since we’ll only be giving the
. .” (Bambara, 96). On the other hand, in Wallace’s “Commencement Speech, Kenyon College” is also about education; however, it is aimed to college graduates, people who have an education already. Furthermore, Wallace tries to teach that education is not all about what people learn from textbooks in a classroom. In fact, he tries to teach that education is also learning how to deal with the frustrating “day-to-day.” Therefore, even though both stories are about education, how they approach the topic is different one
It is hard for a person to learn and develop something that quickly. Many children have been learning things from school. I think being in college is when students really show what they're good at and still learning and developing their intelligence. The two authors of the books, White Like Me by Tim Wise and Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, discuss education on their point of view when they experience this during their college years. Coates states, “When our elders presented schools to us, they did not present it as a place of high learning but as a means of escape from death and penal warehousing” (Coates 26).
On the opposite side of the spectrum, problem posing encourages communication. In this style of education, there is an evident student-teacher relationship in which both the student and the teacher are being taught. Students are being challenged by the teachers, but at the same time, there is a conversation involving feedback allowing the teachers to grow (Freire 222). These forms of education contrast dramatically, however there may be situations in which one form is more useful than the other, for instance in a STEM class versus a humanities course. While banking may have its benefits in some areas of study, it often leads to boredom and a lack of interest for students in an environment that should be fostering knowledge and thinking.
He allows the class to lead the discussion that empowered them to become involved in the learning process. The classroom was extremely respectful of other student’s opinions and even when they disagreed were able to reach an agreement. Questions were accepted and carefully considered in his classroom. The overall experience in his classroom is extremely positive. He promotes a positive learning experience and includes all of the students.
Gary Gutting and Mark Edmundson the authors of the essays “What is College For?” and “On the Uses of a Liberal Education” respectively expressed their opinions on how college isn’t what it used to be. Gutting said some universities don’t teach what they are supposed to; they make some classes compulsory so students end up taking classes that are unnecessary. In result when students are given these particular courses as they become disinterested and aim for average instead of learning the material. Gutting also points out lack of academic engagement is why people misinterpret the existence of the college. He says both students and professors need to work together in order to keep the true meaning of college, according to him is to nourish a world of intellectual culture.
courses in college that have opened up my mind to the issue. The more information I learn about this issue, the more surprised I am that our society still exhibits bias, because as much as the United States preaches about equality, it appears as if society has segregation in minor ways. Although the debate between whether there are biased questions on the SATs or not seems to favor that there aren’t by popular opinions, there is still biased behavior occurring in school systems that prevent certain groups of students from getting the proper resources needed. Because I would like to work in an low-income area, which most likely would contain minorities, as a teacher I would make the effort to help those students get the sufficient help needed. This motivates me to become a part of the education field, because caring teachers are much needed in area like this.
When it comes to learning about history, students aren’t always excited to learn about the past and memorize important dates. When I was in high school, I wasn’t too enthusiastic to learn about our history. It wasn’t until I had my teacher, Ms. Diana Guerra, that showed me just how amazing the past can be. As a student who wants to pursue in education and possibly teach history, I took the opportunity to interview Ms. Guerra at Harlingen High School (HHS) to find out if this is something I would like to continue doing. After having a very exciting face-to-face interview in Ms. Guerra’s classroom I was able to realize that being a high school teacher isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be.
It can be perceived in the first paragraph of the initial draft in which the writer states “an audience of first year English and college instructors interested in learning about higher education.” His audience is confusing and should be specified due to the fact that first year instructors can thus be college instructor and also college instructors can teach many different subjects not focused on writing. Additionally, there is a conflict about the author’s purpose throughout the initial draft. The writer makes it unclear if the author’s purpose is to persuade or inform. On the first body paragraph, the writer states “His purpose of informing the audience” however at the end of the body paragraph he states the opposite saying “Jaschik successfully persuades his intended audience”. Subsequently, the third body paragraph lacks conciseness and presents a poor sentence organization.