Essay about Learning Is Too Much Than School

2115 Words Sep 27th, 2016 9 Pages
Stories begin without us knowing, and they never end when we think they have. There’s a misconception that moments stop, but that’s impossible. Right now is connected to ten years ago, but it’s also attached to a million futures, no definitive length only indefinite time. So in every moment we begin again, continuing to mold our stories. Just another once upon a time.

Learning is so much more than school to me. The typical system of education has little value in my eyes. We grow from reading between the lines and infusing passion into our environments. I couldn’t tell you in a neat format about my influences and learning stories, but I can tell you all about how I experience life because that’s where I believe discoveries and knowledge are conceived. We only get out of the world what we put in, so any passive idea of learning is ludicrous. Those that claw at the unknown, trading in time and energy will be gifted tenfold. It’s was stated in the Seven Principles of Good practice that, "Learning is not a spectator sport. Students do not learn much just by sitting in class listening to teachers, memorizing prepackaged assignments, and spitting out answers. They must talk about what they are learning, write about it, relate it to past experiences, apply it to their daily lives. They must make what they learn a part of themselves." Learning can’t really be forced or deposited, but facilitated with involvement, deprived of active learning the connections between new and past…

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