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What could high schools do to improve college readiness for their students?

As a high school student i have noticed that teachers always seem to stop their lessons to let kids copy down notes, they give them too many instructions on how to do things, and do not give enough space for students to think for themselves. In my opinion things like this severely hurt these students because when they enter college, reality hits them square in the face and they all of a sudden have to grow up and think for themselves in a short amount of time. So what could be done in high schools to get kids to think more for themselves and rely less on others?


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    Oct 8 2011: Helping them to use their imaginative brains- Since the Pen is mighter than Pentium in terms of bradening the thoughts & take them to the new horizon...

    Teaching Technology, Commutation & Communication leverages EFFECTIVELY - e.g Why a sales or the marketing team should go to office..coz of which the pollution is created, The fuel has become scarced & thus expensive..leading to COSTS & then Crime..thus there can be numerous diferent examples on this..

    This is what We are prepared in the Colleges for our POST Graduations or Careers..Then why not start it from High school?

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