Reflective Essay On My 10th Honors English Class

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On April 7th, my 10th grade honors English class was handed our final assignment. Our task was to find a topic, research it, write an essay, and present it. It sounded dreadful to many of us. Yes, we did have some class time to work on the 550 point assignment, but we had to do the majority of it at home. The essay was not due for over a month, so I had time come up with a topic. Initially, I thought it would be extremely difficult to choose something which I could devote multiple hours to, apparently I was wrong. I had five ideas, with smaller subtopics attached to each one. Being notoriously indecisive, the obvious decision was indecision. A few hours later and multiple Google pages, I was bored. I did not have the necessary “passion” required for the project. I had spent three of the six days allotted in class scrolling through various topics, articles, and papers looking for my passion. The panic started to set in. My teacher tried to reassure me, but the straight A student in me was freaking out. Then I realized I fo.
I went to a K-8 school where it was almost impossible to fail the classes. I was so used to
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This alternative to the traditional form of education has spread across the world. With a student learning at home, she is able to have more control. If she does not understand a concept, it is easy for her to go back and rewatch the video. For the student to watch the video, the teacher needs to make one, which can be challenging to many. Students also begin to have more computer time, rather than the person-to-person connection which comes with the traditional classroom. While this is a good alternative for students who have trouble focusing in class, or if a teacher is often absent, a flipped classroom does not prepare students for mandated tests (“10 Pros and Cons”

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