Election day is coming up for Canadians and if you don’t know much, check out this site to see the platforms of each party.
Does the level of one’s literacy skills/knowledge impact his or her choice of songs? This post may be a little hypocritical because my English is far from perfect but I wanted to dig further into how education can impact hip-hop. At school, it is very apparent that certain cliques listen to certain types of music… Read More Does Literacy Rate Impact Hip-hop Demographics?
There are 70 minutes, 1 teacher, 40 students, and last but not least, budget cuts. Canada isn’t any different when it comes to big classrooms. Here’s a scenario. Let’s say that the teacher spends approximately 10 minutes with each student. Sometimes the duration is shorter but I have concluded that 8 minutes is the average.… Read More Canada’s Oversized Classroom Problem
An addition to part 1 of Tommy’s adventure… Tommy ran out of his house hoping he wouldn’t miss his class. His bean plant dwindled and wilted while he was at school. The leafs started to change colour and indicated the season of Fall. But it was only the beginning of Spring! Tommy’s mom realized the… Read More Bean Plants and Forests
Note: This is a post referring to the public Canadian education system, specifically high school. This excludes charter schools and private schools. Many people assume that Canada has better education system than the U.S. That statement has been “true” a few years ago but I think things are starting to change now. When I see statistics comparing… Read More Faulty Comparisons
The worst part of group work is when your group members stereotype you as the ‘smart one’. Which gives them the inclination to slack off and assume the ‘smart one’ will handle all of their problems. So this time, for personal and blogging purposes, I decided to log my hours of work on a certain… Read More Uncooperative – Hanging On
“Students are full of potential” That’s a tough statement to ignore when more than 60% of your class has failed both math and science during the first half of the school year. To compensate for that loss, teachers give 2 weeks for students to bring their marks back up. That’s when 60% of the class… Read More Our Education System NEEDS to Change(CBE)
A part of growing out of adolescence is finding out what worked and didn’t. Academically, MathSmart books had a detrimental effect on my outlook on math. It may have improved my number skills but it was a disservice to my opinions on the subject. A vast majority of students already disliked the subject. Everyone was just in… Read More Not So Math”Smart”
Speechless about our education system.