The Broader Picture Of Education

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The Broader Picture of Education Most kids go to school expecting to learn the basic math problems, and how to spell “appreciate”. But in all honestly school is bigger than that, education has a broader picture. It’s learning life lessons and basic knowledge of the world around them. It helps them become a better person to be around and work with. Education is important in many ways. Students learn to solve the bigger problems as well as learning communication and organizational skills which are key components to success not only in school, but out of school as well; but these important life lessons are becoming more difficult to achieve due to the growth of technology. Through the learning of the basic subjects in school like Math, English and Science, I learned how to solve bigger problems. Like using my brain to find different ways to solve a problem. There is always a broader picture. “Education does not have a single purpose; it serves multiple objectives, and the relative importance of each of these objectives can be very personal. The varied emphasis is a result of the diverse economic, social, spiritual, cultural, and political realities of our individual lives” (Jones). In English, it’s not always just reading a book that book is helping students expand their vocabulary, mind and imagination as well as making real world connections. We all know that memorizing specific terms for the parts of a cell in biology is much less engaging than learning how a cell…
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