The never ending surprises of the educational system. The pressures of standardized testing has been an issue for American students since the day Common Core was established. Will Hillary Clinton change how America approaches standardized testing?
Recently, I took a psychologist survey and the results told me that I was a normative style thinker. What that means is that I like to go with the flow and avoid being in situations where I have to make a decision. I agreed on the fact that I am a committed individual but on the… Read More Normative – Go With The Flow
Reality Check: Students will struggle outside of high school if they aren’t instilled with a strong work ethic. Canada’s new education system is harming students in the long term.
One of Canada’s top outstanding Principals has perpetuated the failed notion of ‘teddy bear teaching’ and has left administrators searching for new solutions at a Canadian high school. Despite all the facts and evidence proving that structure is key to maintaining success at grade schools, Chris Meaden has pushed for a change in the education… Read More Chris Meaden – One of Canada’s “Outstanding” Principals
‘Virtual babies’ are basically tools to scare teenagers from having unwanted pregnancies. Let’s face it, teens aren’t really learning anything from these dolls except for keeping them clean and off the ground. During the week of sexual education, you’re penalized for any unethical behaviour that might damage the dolls. At the end of the day,… Read More Virtual Babies Don’t Help Teens Prevent Pregnancy
Report cards have become a waste of time. Due to the increase of students per class, teachers have been unable to catch up to the needs of each student. Another reason I find that report cards are useless is because marks are already recorded online and can be viewed at ease on a computer. The… Read More How To Ctrl+V
The recent news story of excess force of an officer in a school in South Carolina has sparked a question in my mind. Do designated school officers make a substantial difference in the safety of a school? Canada is relatively safe compared to America so keep that in mind since I’m in Canada. I suppose… Read More Are School Officers Doing Their Jobs?
Graphing calculators are becoming institutionalized. It might not make sense at first because it’s just a calculator but it has become more a tradition in schools across America. I’m not talking about all graphing calculators but some calculator models have been implemented in school systems so deeply that a mindset has been engraved in administrators… Read More Graphing Calculators
I’m pretty passionate about criticising my education system. There are so many flaws and issues and I could go on for days just talking about the problems that students face. Not many students are taking a proactive stance on this issue. Teacher’s pet students are usually too busy talking about other school issues or they’re… Read More The Future of Canadian Education