What is one thing you would do to improve high schools?
Do you have any bright ideas that would improve learning or make high school students more excited about going to school?
Allow some of the students to accelerate through their high school years; thus to begin to earn college credit early. Do not slow them down... Although this is in - place in some schools; it needs to be optimized in all schools, so students can strive to do this. This would inevitably create the drive for students to maximize grades and drive to enter college...
The significant spin-off from this is more scholarship money distributed, reducing the cost of higher education for many...
I think having a more hands on approach to learning, not just rote-memorization of "useless" facts would improve the outlook for a lot of students. Also, sensitivity training for teachers and administrators with regards to race, social class, gender, mental illness, etc. I don't think it should be assumed that 'troubled' kids are inherently bad and should be written off as unteachable or not worth the time/effort.
by mathsciguy6 years ago
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by Jim Miller4 years ago
Should principles of critical thinking and ethics be taught in U.S. high schools?
by Clayton616363 years ago
Do high schools, colleges, and universities give way to much homework?It seems like a lot of schools assign to much homework with unrealistic deadlines resulting in a bunch of stress and multiple health problems on the...
by Blake Atkinson6 years ago
What should be some required readings for high schools?Besides my writings. (Just kidding)
by Brandon Martin5 years ago
Should high schoolers be able to choose core classes based on a choice of future career?Sophomores and upper classmen only though... they already have prep-classes that you can choose, but is that enough. Kids with...
by Susie Lehto15 months ago
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