What Makes A Lifelong Dream?

1397 WordsNov 5, 20146 Pages
“Good, better, best; never let it rest. Until your good is better, and your better is the best!” This is a saying that many motivated individuals live by daily. They strive to accomplish their goals by giving it their best effort. Persistence, determination, and motivation are the keys to being successful. Knowing that all the hard work paid off is what makes many individuals feel the true meaning of success. Being able to accomplish a lifelong dream is a worthwhile goal for dedicated individuals. However, why is being successful in school no longer a lifelong dream for many students? When did failing classes become the new “cool?” Instead of students admitting that it’s their fault, the blame is quickly put on the only person who is trying to help- the teacher. Students are quick to point the finger at the educator for the reason they are failing. In fact, it’s not only the students who blame the teachers for their bad grades, but parents are quick to assume it’s the teacher’s fault as well. Many may not believe it, but our instructors are not the ones we should be blaming. Instead of blaming our teachers for student failure, we should be blaming the parents. Today’s society has high expectations for teachers. Many would say that the teacher’s teaching techniques are a reason students fail. The pressure that is put on teachers should really be put on the parents. It’s the parent’s responsibility to make sure their child is passing and understanding the classes they are
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