Essay on The Education Concept Of Education

1334 Words Nov 1st, 2016 6 Pages
A good education enables the opportunity to learn new things and gain knowledge. Having a good education has been in many ways, viewed as essential and important. The importance of gaining a good education has been instilled in society for many years. To many, the only path to success is through education. To obtain a good education, teachers tend play a vital role. What students learn and how much they learn depend a lot on the way they are taught. In the excerpt "O Americano Outra Vez," by Richard Feynman and in the essay "The Banking Concept of Education," by Paulo Freire, two distinct methods of teaching are discussed. Although both Paulo Friere and Richard Feynman, believe that education should not be taught to memorize information, I believe that teaching to memorize and teaching to make students think critically are both equally important and necessary. In the essay "To Teachers," written by Rabindranath Tagore, the way people learn explained in Tagore’s essay, further helped solidify why I believe that both teaching methods discussed are necessary for establishing a good education. In the excerpt "O Americano Outra Vez," by Richard Feynman, Richard believes that education should not be taught to memorize information. He conveys his concerns over the way education is currently being taught through the sheer purpose of teaching to memorize. In the excerpt, Richard Feynman shows this by talking about his experience with visiting the Brazilian Center…

Related Documents