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How do YOU propose K-12 education should be changed?
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Absentinsomniac Wrote:Took me a while to read all of that. I had to listen to music so I could get through it all. It makes sense and it's pretty radical. People aren't intelligent enough yet to believe that.

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I'd like to see the giant library idea, with experts in various fields there to help you if you need it.

I'd also like to see books which give a more clear understanding of what you should know before trying to learn the book's contents. For example: "To completely understand this book, you should know about X, Y, and Z. You can find that information in book A, B, and C.

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Absentinsomniac Wrote:Took me a while to read all of that. I had to listen to music so I could get through it all. It makes sense and it's pretty radical. People aren't intelligent enough yet to believe that.

Ah, they may have the capacity and potential to understand it, but they are already have been indoctrinated long enough not to try to accept the truth as it is.

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Amortisatie Wrote:Well, take away all the sugar-coated fluff, and what you have is a pure system of labeling humans, also note that people tend to call others dumb or retarded if they don't get high marks, and if you don't do well or slip up, the rest of your life could be on the line, or so they say.
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Optional, with freedom to come and go as you please, and open to all ages.

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Get rid of holding back. It is the biggest waste of time ever. The only way you should be held back is if you get 0's the whole entire year.
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I would make schools more like places where kids can actually learn and not be forced to sit down and listen to useless shit. Like what everyone said, become more like libraries/ community centers and less like prisons. Everyone learns differently and has different interests. Rules like zero tolerance and restricting basic needs (food, water, bathroom) need to go too. All schools do is treat everyone like animals, thinking they're all the same and giving them limited freedom.

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fish20 Wrote:Get rid of holding back. It is the biggest waste of time ever. The only way you should be held back is if you get 0's the whole entire year.
Why do the grade levels exist? They shouldn't. There shouldn't be anything to pass on to or get held back from.

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The community center idea is a great idea, but like other people said, it can't be sustained. Let me clarify. There would be no order. With kids going as well as treating the place like crap, it can't be done. I highly doubt kids would go there. They would rather have fun. I've seen it. Even with the given right to learn whatever they want, they get bored and want to play and talk.

That system can't support our infrastructure. If kids learn at their time, we won't have adequate workers. Why?

*Things would fall apart since little to no one would want to pursue that field

* No one knows how its done

* Not enough trained professionals

*It would take more time to train them

In that system, our society would collapse due to inadequate professionals who take too long to learn on their own time.

That's why I prefer the current method. Its more reliable.
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Yeah.

http://www.summerhillschool.co.uk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summerhill_School

Something like that could never possibly work. Razz

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Asder Miller Wrote:That's why I prefer the current method. Its more reliable.
Its reliability or lack thereof is irrelevant. It's immoral. It's evil.

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SoulRiser Wrote:Yeah.
Something like that could never possibly work. Razz

Considering that it has produced no known professional in any field...
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Asder Miller Wrote:That's why I prefer the current method. Its more reliable.
Its reliability or lack thereof is irrelevant. It's immoral. It's evil.
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SoulRiser Wrote:Yeah.
Something like that could never possibly work. Razz

Considering that it has produced no known professional in any field...
Laugh
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Well, I've never bothered to check. And I'm guessing you haven't either. Who cares? Is being 'professional' more important than being happy?

PS: High school doesn't "produce" professionals, because most 'professionals' tend to get degrees in college/university before being considered 'professional'. High school is just one way of getting into college/uni. There are others. Oh btw, did you know that many colleges prefer homeschoolers?

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Asder Miller Wrote:Considering that it has produced no known professional in any field...

Derp.

What about:

Rebecca De Mornay - The Actress.

Angela Neustatter - Journalist and Author.

Evelyn Williams - Artist

Jake Weber - Actor

Dr Dane Goodsman - Senior lecturer in education.

Natali Gansac - Television Presenter

Tomo Usuda - Photographer

John Burningham - Author

Michael Boulton - Lead dancer in Sadler's Wells ballet.

Prof Mike Bernal - reader in numerical analysis, Imperial College London

Keith Critchlow - lecturer, author, and professor of architecture in England and a co-founder of the Temenos Academy.

Michael Bernal - Emeritus reader in mathematics at Imperial College, London

Freer Spreckley - consultant manager to an international charity and runs the Globe Art Gallery in Herefordshire

Mikey Cuddihy - Artist and Lecturer.

And those are only the famous graduates...

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Prince Rilian Wrote:
Asder Miller Wrote:That's why I prefer the current method. Its more reliable.
Its reliability or lack thereof is irrelevant. It's immoral. It's evil.
Explain. Suspicious
It violates the non-aggression principle.

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Yeah, I think schools would be better off as library like places, sort of like colleges where you have all the resources you need.
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