Education: Past, Present, and Future Essays

784 Words Oct 19th, 1999 4 Pages
Education: Past, Present, and Future

Education, without it we would all be mindless wonders wandering around the globe. Education is an important factor in our lives, but the past, present, and future of education is changing. And change it will until our education system is the best in the world.

In the past, Education in America was plain and simple. We've all heard the stories of how our ancestors used to have to walk to school 5 miles in the snow in the heat of summer. These shameless exagerations were meant for us to think that school back in the "good ole days" was very dificult and surpassed the level of difficulty students today have. In reality, school, although most early schools were combonation classes with a variety
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The boy was having fun swimming around in it, having a blast with the horse manure. When the scientists asked the boy why he played with the horse manure, the boy replied, "Well, with all of this horse manure, there has to be a pony somewhere
." This story best relates to our education system. Now while students may think that school is a waste of time, it has been proven that it is really the key to lead us to the pony at the end of the rainbow. While we may not like school, it will always benefit us in the long run.

The furture of education is changing ever so rapidly. New classes are starting to emerge from the midst of old traditional classes that many new students have failed. It may be hard for some of us to face, but some students just can not learn the same why as our parents did. Today, students need more hands on projects. They need things they can relate to the real world. Other then just learning concepts, we should be able to learn how, when, and why we should apply those concepts into everyday things. Now, i'm not saying we stray away from traditional methods in the future. I am saying that what we all need to do as a group is find a way to import those traditional methods in to futuristic teaching, and use the traditional way of educating as a building base for new methods in education. It can relate to a table, the new methods of educating being the legs and the traditional way, the table top. You need both the legs and the table

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