Do you remember more or less than 50% of what you learned in highschool?
I'd like to say more, but honestly that would seem very unlikely. I don't remember the U.S. Presidents or the Bill of Rights in order, I have no memory of Algebra 2 or its evil step-sister Calculus, I forgot everything about Hamlet besides everyone dies, and the only thing I remember from Chemistry is that Silver is Ag and Gold is Au. So I would probably answer... Less.
This is kind of a difficult question to answer, because I cannot measure all of my knowledge, but I would say that I remember more. I am still young so that factor has brought me up a notch since much of what I learned is still fresh.
Don't we lose about 3% of what we learned in school every year that we are not studying those same subjects? I hope not. That will leave me without a brain in approximately 15-20 years (excluding college).
I think much less than 50%. I wish I had taken typing class, now that would be a useful skill to have today since I type every day!
To be hones I learned very little in high school. Sadly I still received a better education than our children are receiving today. Do I remember 50% or more of what I learn? I'd have to say yes.
I would say that high school did not seem to have a great effect on me, (I did graduate at age 15) but middle school and elementary school stick in my mind. I also believe that the things I learned in high school were less in the lesson plan and more about life, so the education I gained is mostly forgotten. However, those life lessons remain - I'm not sure if that counts.
Also, as a side note I would say that a lot I learned in college may have put my high school education on less priority
Honestly speaking, no!
Though, I remember all those things and events to which I can relate to - whether I learned those in high-school or not.
I think that if we experience something notable and significant, it gets engrossed in our minds. Lots and lots of theory alone cannot be remembered.
I wouldn't be able to put a percentage on it, but I think that I remember quite a lot of what I was interested in in high school. As for the things I wasn't interested in, as kids you soak up knowledge whether you want to or not, so I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of that was retained as well.
I seriously doubt it. They didn't teach us much in high school, anyway. I went to high school in California. If you know anything about nationwide educational standards, they're pretty low on the list...
It is hard for me to say since high school as a student was a long time ago. I feel I probably have retained more than kids will nowadays from their high school experience. We didn't have distractions such as cell phones or I-pads. The teachers also had more power in the classroom. On the other hand, I wanted to learn how to type and that was not allowed.
Less than 50% I am sure, but what I learned and the way I learned it, with emphasis on the latter has stood me in good stead.
If I don't remember what I have studied, will my education be a waste of time?
Probably a little less than 50%! I think the important things many people learn in high school are social rules and how to work with others and interact.
I don't remember highschool! LOL
It would be difficult for me to estimate how much I remember. Although I enjoyed it and still communicate with some of my teachers, many now retired.
Definitely less than 50%. I retained much more from college. I remember hardly anything I learned in high school..
Science = nothing
Math = no, I still know the basic functions learned in elementary school & junior high
History = no
English = not specifics but I still write well
PE = I remember all the fun I had
I'd definitely say less but it kinda depends on the subject I guess. Most of that stuff was completely useless to learn. We don't use any of it in our daily lives so yes we do forget it. I did take French for five years and I can't remember basically all of what I learned now. What a waste.
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