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Does school hold back potential ability?
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Does school hold back potential ability?

Yes! I went to a Montessori school until 1st grade, even at the end of the year. I've wanted to go back during the summer. But in 2nd grade, my dad lost his job. I had to move to a public school across the street. In ONE MONTH I lost all my creativity, excitement, and imagination all at the same time! I came home crying to go back. Yelling and screaming at my parents "I MISS MY FRIENDS" "TAKE MY BACK" "I WANNA STAY HERE TOMORROW" (etc).

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Does school hold back potential ability?

I believe any potential the common school has is severely negated by bad staffing, and structural ignorance of the needs of disabled and abled students alike, as well as being a cesspool of ageism, ableism, and classism.
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RE: Does school hold back potential ability?

Well, on the past (which I was not born, just my history teacher showed how schools looked like in Puerto Rico) school worked really well. Around 1900s, most of the people who lived there don't know neither how to write or read. It was brought by Americans who invaded it, and thanks to that, many people can read and write. But as time passes, has put on the Puerto Rican bill of rights Num. 7 "Right to public instruction" which is the right to go to school. That's where things fucked up. Now today children and teenagers are forced to go to school, in a environment where liberty to learn is limited, all must follow the same curriculum, forced to come to standarized tests, and when you drop out, the department of family investigates, comes to that person's house, and if they see that the student is doing nothing, they send the parent to jail for "child negelence" and takes the minor to a adoption center. (Which by the way I'm no kidding, that is official). Is a law that all young children should go to school, which I find it unnecesary.

I wish whey should change it to "Right to public, private instruction and right to homeschool and alternatives to public instruction", which allows those parents who like to homeschool their children or other alternative. That bill is outdated, created about in the 1940s, where the homeschool movement does not exist yet (started in the 1970s).
That model of education does not work today, so the average student won't learn nothing at all. The potencial for this are very slim, on the past it did but now is ineffective. It has more potencial on freedom based learning methods, like unschooling and Montessori.
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RE: Does school hold back potential ability?

Technically the right to school isn't really a right but rather an obligation.

I tend to agree that schooling at one point was useful; it kept kids out of dangerous factories and promoted literacy and intellectualism, but those days are long long gone. School does the exact opposite.

School kills creativity as well. I will go on about this in another thread one day.

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Does school hold back potential ability?

School makes one dread learning, and over time this translates to an instinctive flinch at the thought of learning anything at all. Like, children naturally take joy in learning, figuring out things, etc. and school makes us dread all of it.

Quote:It’s not your imagination; schools are designed to make you complacent, homogenized and to extinguish any spark of curiosity or willfulness you may possess. The structure and attitudes presently used to impose education on children developed around the time of the industrial revolution. Since factories required workers to be minimally educated so they could run machines without chopping their hands off, a system quickly evolved that would be the best training for dutiful 9–5 laborers. Children were constrained to receive an assembly-line education, with appropriate information shoved into their heads by the particular worker at a particular station, and, after a designated time, were spit out the other end like so many radios.


Quote:Despite public cant, our schools and our society in general—don’t support learning. We pay lip service to respecting education but we don’t reward it materially. Drug dealers, rock stars and baseball players get the money and the glory; you don’t necessarily make more money if you’re smarter or work harder in school.

Quote:How can one teacher, it would be asked, be expected to cater to the individual learning needs of 30-35 people? They shouldn’t have to. It’s unrealistic; especially in this hypersensitive climate, when there are more diverse cultures than ever before blending into the same classrooms, and teachers are expected to walk a tight-wire communicating values that won’t offend anyone. If public schools can’t fulfill the needs of the majority, how can we expect them to teach our children? They can’t even teach in one language!

Note that our school class had 60 people, and we were the second-smallest class in our year. The college class has 150+ students.

Quote: Socialization is exactly what we would view as harmful to our children. Public school brainwashes them to be mindlessly violent, unquestioning of authority, unimaginative, and easily brainwashed by “peers” and packagers. They study not to satisfy their own curiosity but to gain approval from some arbitrary authority who will label them an “A” or an “F” person.

Quote:Most Satanists would feel that children learn better when they are allowed to learn at their own pace, following their own obsessions. Smart kids consider school boring and stultifying. Learning should be student-centered, allowing the child to generate his own enthusiasm. That can’t be done in an education factory. If, according to some bureaucrat’s study, a child should know how to read by age 4 and do arithmetic by age 6 then they’d better all know how to do that or they’ll be labeled “learning disabled.” Children’s early development—crawling, walking, teething, talking, toilet training—has a wide range of what’s considered normal progress. But all that is supposed to come to a screeching halt when they enter school. They have to learn how to read, do arithmetic, write, comprehend, all within a strict, universal timetable. No more left to the individual child’s initiative and exploration. By constantly being told what to learn, where to go, how high to jump, the child is robbed of the opportunity to develop his own self-discipline, as well. School institutionalizes and sabotages the mind, short circuits independent will, which is what it’s designed to do.

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Once upon a time, I used to enjoy physics, chemistry, history.... I used to borrow books from upperclassmen and read through them, often instead of my own 'studies'. All my enthusiasm drained out when I was forced to 'study' them, not to satisfy my own curiosity but to prove to some external authority that I 'learned'.

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RE: Does school hold back potential ability?

childhood is supposed to prepare you for adulthood. schools puts childhood on hold so you emerge as a grown person who didnt properly grow.

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Quote:childhood is supposed to prepare you for adulthood. schools puts childhood on hold so you emerge as a grown person who didnt properly grow.
This is an awesome quote, I'm stealing it. Smile

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RE: Does school hold back potential ability?

(04-01-2017 01:29 PM)the Analogist Wrote:  childhood is supposed to prepare you for adulthood. schools puts childhood on hold so you emerge as a grown person who didnt properly grow.

I'm only learning this after the fact.

I really need to put this in my book. Thanks.

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Does school hold back potential ability?

School is a waste of childhood.
When you're supposed to be a kid having fun, you're in a place called "school", where an adult orders you to do assignments. If you do not do the assignment or finish it in time, you are punished.
Thus creating stress.
Which can further cause possible depression (if it's lasting long enough).
Which can cause suicide.
Or just a life that wouldn't be as good.
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Does school hold back potential ability?

To be honest in my experience early school wasn't that bad. I think shit for me starting getting real in 2005 though looking back my home situation was a complete mess and probably contributed a lot to my stress at school.

Fuck middle school and beyond though.

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