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Shekel Sibala

Teacher, Max Mirafuentes Academy

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If we want our kids to direct their education & be creative, why then do our schools fail them when they don't meet our expectations?

If we observe our schools has standard which are made by our teacher, our leaders, and etc but not our students. We seldom asked them what interest them. Yet, we fail them if they pursue their interest and not our expectations.

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    Aug 10 2012: In America... We gave up on that. It's almost impossible to fail a class here. We did much better when we let children fail. We tried not failing kids here... It's a horrible idea.
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      Aug 10 2012: I think we fail our students if we don't allow them to pursue their interests. But we also fail them if we don't guide them in the path they they should take. But let us take note, that it is not the path that "we" want them to take but the path that "they" must take.

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