The Importance of Education Essay

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The Importance of Education
Education and learning is one of the most important processes in today’s society.
Today’s youth are tomorrow’s teachers. In the “banking method” or education by memorization, the student’s are not being taught; they are only expected to memorize the material, which is not actually a learning process. Although there are a lot of misconceptions to the “Banking method”, I think that there are also a lot of good to this method as well. I think that the teacher’s job is to fill the students with their knowledge, but I don’t think this is the only job of the teacher. The teacher also needs to present the material in a way that is interesting to the students. The teachers should not only give the information and
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Mathematics is one subject that can be used by the “banking method” because in math memorization is a big part of the way you learn how to do certain problems. Everything in math is pretty much cumulative and therefore memorizing the material helps you to be able to do harder and more advanced problems later on.
Education is the key to advancing in life in this day and age. In order for you to have a good paying job, you need to have graduated not only from high school but also from college. Today more and more people are looking for workers that have a college degree in order to fulfill their roles in the job world. I know that I was looking for a job over the summer and because I haven’t graduated from college my options were very limited. I pretty much had to choose from a restaurant business or a clothing store or something along that line, where you don’t make much more than minimum wage.
I feel like in order to fill the roles at a job that I am majoring in, I need to be able to know the material and not just be familiar with it. I am going to school to major in nursing and I know that I wouldn’t personally want my nurse to just have memorized the key terms of nursing. I want my nurse to know what she is doing and to be able to trust her judgments. Nurses have to have a lot of knowledge about the human body and what it does, and this is necessary in order for them to perform what they do.
I believe education is the
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