Education Is Aimed At Helping Students Learn New And Exciting Things Every Day

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Education is aimed at helping students learn new and exciting things every day. These things that they are learning now will help students use learning strategies later on in their own lives. The purpose of education is to teach students’ developmental skills in; math, language arts, science, social studies, and reading. This helps the students gain practice, patience, skills for job preparation, college, and social/moral responsibility for ourselves. During senior year of high school, those teachers are preparing you for either college or the workforce. Those teachers helped prepare the students by having them write papers, take tests, and answer essay questions to the best of their ability. Teachers do this so they are prepared for real world experiences. These things should make the high school senior study hard and get good grades, so they can pass with a high school diploma. Parents send their children to school to learn about life and help them achieve their goals. Their goals could be as simple as graduating high school or as big as graduating college with a certain grade point average (GPA). There are five key elements of educational philosophies, they are; essentialism, perennialism, progressivism, social reconstructionism, and existentialism. “Essentialism is core knowledge that students need to be educated citizens where the teacher plays as the central figure in the classroom, transferring their knowledge to students” (Koch 2011). Essentialists believe students…
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