- Sophie Peterson
- Minneapolis, MN
- United States
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How do Open Programs benefit and not benefit the school system?
I am writing a paper on the open program at South high and why I participate. I just wanted to know peoples views on this topic. Yes! very sorry.
The open program or Open Philosophy is,
Non dependent on tests.
Testing does not reflect one’s true learning. When I take a test my palms get sweaty and I get really nervous. Tests say what college I get into and what career I enter. It should not. College does look at grades, but testing is influential. To influential. Classes should focus on:
-Comprehension of material.
-Talking in discussions
-Looking forward to learning.
-Learning to learn not just for a grade.
a test. Not knowing how taxes work, or how to balance a checkbook. I have no clue.
For six hours, five days a week, we are put in a three story building. Cut off from the outside for six hours. We will be pushed into the world one day and not know what’s going on, because we were locked in a building and not permitted outside and, Life is going on around outside and we need to know how to handle it.