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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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    May 6 2013: There is a point in this talk, minute 15, where the speaker mentions the importance relationship, the social emotional model a child creates early on, has on learning mathematics. I see this observation as spot on and might need to be considered in any peer to peer learning model. Peer to peer learning assumes the skill of a social competence is acquired and functional to a certain level. How is this measured?


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