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|Classes should relate to life|
The most popular shows on television today are the reality shows. Our educational classrooms should be reality shows. If our classrooms would become more of a reality toward making the students aware of why these subjects are important in their lives, then the purpose of the subject would become clearer. Most of the questions from students about why the subject are needed were usually answered with generic statements. They are part of the curriculum, or you will need them.
I was watching a television special on LPB the other night. They were interviewing a student who had begun to cause trouble in school. He had been making Ds and Fs, and he was ready to drop out of school. He told about what happened when he was transferred to another curriculum and he had a class under a new teacher. This teacher was able to show the student why this subject was relative and why his assignments were applicable toward real life. Once the student became aware of why the subject was applicable to his life, his grades catapulted to almost all A's. Now do you think all of a sudden he just got smart?
That his intelligence increased because he was now a few months older and his brain had grown? Of course not. He had become aware of why the subject was relative. His assignments were applicable and he could correlate between what he had learned in the classroom and his own life.
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Robert Charles Payne is an inspirational writer who lives in West Monroe. He can be contacted by e-mailing email@example.com.