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What can we do to change education?

My name is Hunter. I am a senior in High School and my english class recently watched this video.
This question was asked to me by a teacher to me back in 9th grade. His take on this was that there should not be an A - F grading scale because all kids do is shoot for an A. That's all. Nothing past that. All they need is an A to make everyone happy. I agree with this statement 100%. The problem is, how do we fix this? What scale can we use in order to make schooling more beneficial to future students? How do we get students to reach their full potential?

Topics: education

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  • Apr 22 2013: I have been astounded by the enormous potential to strengthen knowlede supportive culture on a community level. We have to get away from the idea that education for kids is mostly in the schools, done by teachers in the classroom.

    For example, education must be a cultural process with stronger paricipation of families and kids working together in ways that help kids to learn by doing projects that they choose and help them create motivation for knowledge eocnomy of the future and identify and use natural skills and talents.

    Education cannot be separate from culture and community building. But now in America, these are separate topics in most communities. Leadership in education can be broadened considerably with industry and foundation participation on a community level rather than on a mass level as done mostly now.

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