As i further studied the education my mother had

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in need of my mother’s help. As I further studied the education my mother had earned in
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her nation, it soon became clear that she was one who surpassed the banking system through her own power of will: she went above and beyond memorizing and made every class a productive class. She tells me even now that I am mature enough to understand, do not depend on others to teach you, although the knowledge that is given in class is useful only use it to reinforce what you have already read, which leads me to my final question: Is education being done backwards? So much focus is set on students needing to learn the fundamental courses, meet the standards and finally once this is completed the next step would be to discover what your passion is in order to pursue a career. However many of our current students have been unable to choose a major. Should edu- cation teach passion and not profession? Many may find this a ridiculous question, however give the question some thought. Education teaches students to pursue profession, leaving students disoriented be- cause none have ever truly explored their desire and interests. We can not assume that students themselves will be able to uncover this self-realization. Often when graduates go into professions they dislike and feel no intimate connection with what they are doing, this produces an inefficient workforces in which no employee is truly satisfied. We all know that out of passion each and every student will easily find profession because what they have found is a career taking part in a field they love and are very fond of. The true purpose of education should be to influence students to be life-long learners in all areas of life, to think and act independently, to build citizens with strong character and to instill passion. Students’ empowerment only comes through him /her self-motivation. We often overlook and over think about where true talent and power is found, but sometimes things of this complexity often have simple resolutions. True talent
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comes from within. The desire to expand from what is taught in the class room to what is first learned at home and reinforced by the teacher in class.. Believe me I have struggled with many of the issues discussed, as of now my major is undeclared because of being brought up in this profession before passion educational system. Our students deserve better if they didn’t why would we go through all this trouble in the first place? Work Cited Alexie, Sherman. “The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me.” The Writer’s Presence: a Pool of Reading. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006. Print. Warlick, David. "What Is the Purpose of Education?" Davidwarlick.com. 19 Jan. 2009. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. < ;.
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