The Importance Of Education In Education

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Chris Van Allsburg thinks that "most people agree there is a component of skill in art making; you have to learn grammar before you learn how to write"(Allsburg). While the school is redesigning its English curriculum, they are trying to decide how much grammar should be taught and if it will be taught at all. While people may believe that grammar should be taught because today's youth has grown up with shortcuts, it is quite clear that grammar should still be integrated into the school's curriculum because it creates good credibility, prepares students for a successful life, and makes writing understandable. To begin with, grammar should be taught in the school's curriculum because it creates good credibility. For example, when posting on the internet "your words are all you have. They are a projection of you in your physical absence"(Wiens). Therefore, if your grammar prohibits a reader from understanding the context of your post or article, they will not find it to be a credible or trustworthy source. Also, grammar creates good credibility because it shows that one is trustworthy. Kyle Wiens has found that people with good grammar are more reliable: "I’ve found that people who make fewer mistakes on a grammar test also make fewer mistakes when they are doing something completely unrelated to writing — like stocking shelves or labeling parts"(Wiens). Although it is clear that grammar creates good credibility, others may disagree. John A. Challenger, chief executive
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