Help Vs. Hindrance In Education

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Help Vs. Hindrance As the world progresses, as parents we expect the education of our children to progress as well. Within this progression, the state of North Carolina has spent 8 million dollars to adopt the new Common Core Standards for Math and Language Arts. These new Common Core Standards have been put into place to produce successful and college ready students. However, a problem has been created with these new standards. This has created a problem because the concepts of teaching now are a hindrance to the parents of these children being taught in this new standard, when something as simple as 10 +11 is being taught in a whole new manner than the algorithmic way parents of these children were taught. This problem of hindrance on parents …show more content…
As a parent we want to assist our child when facing an obstacle with his/her homework. However, this new standard has created a problem for parents in assisting their children with homework, preparing for testing, and education development. This new standard of teaching and learning for the schools has developed a hindrance that can be solved by the state taking parents into account when making new changes to the learning process for the students. After all, parents are the “first teachers” of their children. Testing for the state of North Carolina has not been made available under this new standard of teaching, while it is showing in results from other states that this new standard has caused a significant decrease in test scores. For instance in Ohio, as stated by Cleveland.com, “a little more than one third of Ohio students met the higher academic …show more content…
The parental panel will help to decide if the changes to the learning process are a benefit to their children and allow them to see the changes being practiced among themselves and the teachers, state legislators, and school principals. The parental panel will also allow parents to have feedback on the education of our children that is offered in a public school system. With this new standard being implemented now every grade from K-12 was affected, this parental panel could have made a difference in implementing this new standard by allowing their input on something that doesn’t just affect their student every day but them as well. A parental panel could be made up of educated and non-educated parents, allowing them to view the material the way the new concept or standards are implemented and discuss the possible issues with the new standard that may arise. As a parent we never want to have to walk into a situation blindly, definitely not when it involves our children and their

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