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The Three Forms of Sex Education in the United States
When it comes to education in the United States, we excel in a lot of places, such as mathematics, science, and English are just a few to name. However, health class seems to be one of those classes that students do not really pay attention in. Even worse, when the subject of Sexual Education comes up that one week or one s...
The Different Kinds of Sex Education and the Issues with Abstinence
Education is a must have in schools in our country and world today; it literally defines where our country sits in the world when it comes to how intelligent and well rounded our students are. However, one subjects that seems to get the least attention and is seen as the least important is health. Health is the generalized...
The Overlooked Sex Education in the Education System in America
Education is a must have in schools in our country and world today; it literally defines where our country sits in the world when it comes to how intelligent and well rounded our students are. However, one subjects that seems to get the least attention and is seen as the least important in the United States is health. Healt...
A Comparison of Articles on Educational Systems, Christie Bledsoe's The Best Education and Anu Partanen's Finland's School Success: What Americans Keep Ignoring
How do you think schools should be run? Think about it on different levels: from the staff to the lunches, and even the curriculum. The American educational system is a topic of much debate, yet many still don’t want to face the facts or talk about the real problems we face within it. The two articles that were required for...
An Analysis of the Efficient Way for Memorization
All people learn differently, but what is the quickest and most efficient way for memorization? The answer seems simple, but many people do not know that effortful processing is the overall best way to learn and grow in our knowledge. What is effortful Processing? According to Cognitive Atlas, effortful processing is “learn...
Dropping Quality of the Educational Systems in the United States
Do you think the education you have now is the best? According to the Programme for International Student, a test taken by half a million students around the world, it shows that the U.S. is falling behind. The purpose of this test is to gauge how students worldwide use the materials learned in school and to take a global s...
A Proposal for a New Kind of College Entrance Exam
Abstract This paper focuses on introducing a new kind of college entrance exam that should be used in the 21st century. The SAT only measures one kind of intelligence. The 21st century is a new age that requires a holistic way of thinking, incorporating all three intelligences that psychologist Robert Sternberg’s has propo...
Standardized Testing: Is It Effective?
Standardized Testing: Is It Effective? I nervously bounce my knee as I focus all of my energy on the Scantron form and test booklet laying on the desk in front of me. These next four hours could determine the rest of my life. I glance around the room at the thirty other students who are in the same position as I am. I real...
Alternative Viewpoints on Standardized Testing
Alternative Viewpoints on Standardized Testing The debate over the use of standardized testing is a highly controversial issue with several different viewpoints, the most common being that it must be stopped because the negatives outweigh the positives and those believing that the use of testing should continue. One partic...
An Argument against the Standardized Testing in the United States
Rhetorical Analysis of TED Talk In his TED Talk from December 4, 2012, entitled “None of the Above–Why Standardized Testing Fails”, Bob Sternberg argues against the use of standardized testing in our education, specifically the college admission process. In order to make an effective argument that standardized tests are an...