Had education stuck where it was in the past, our education system today would look a lot different. Students would still be using Hornbooks, Magic Lanterns (small projectors), and Chalkboards. We would be constantly behaving and listening to the teacher. If students did disobey the teacher, we would get whipped or beaten. However, today’s education is much different and more effective. Now, we are using our
Smartboards with computers, and students can certainly get very off topic. Education conditions are not as harsh, and it creates a good environment for the student to be and participate in. However, our current system has flaws. Many students are not learning content and skills for …show more content…
Magic Lanterns were basic projectors, and one would put a small sheet in front of it to project on a wall. These tools are somewhat different than we use today, and they may have inspired some changes that were made to the tools in the present. Basically, education in the past was very different than today's education, shown by how cruel and harsh the students could be treated; plus, some of the school
items that were not used to their full potential sparked changes that would be featured in a much different world of education, the present.
Education in the Present shows this generation that we have improved on the
Education system from the past, and continues to amaze us to this day with new advances. Tools used in modern education are far more advanced than the tools used in the past. Instead of chalkboards and pencils we have Smartboards, phones, and laptops. According to dailygenius.com, “20072010 was the age for Smartphones and tablets. The concept of classroom slates got a revamp with iPads which is taking classroom education to new heights.” This means that the common place items for modern education is changing from hornbooks and magic lamps to the vast …show more content…
In fact, all of this knowledge loss may be caused by the previously mentioned distraction that technology creates. Even so, students have an amazing educational system that has transformed from the old system to the new, still having glaring flaws yet doing a pretty good job of doing what it is supposed to do: teach students.
Education started out a lot differently then you see today. Students used wooden panels with pictures on them to learn, and even used a “magic lamp” to show projections. Then, these practices were discontinued when the modern Educational system came along. Modern education is techcentered, and it shows how much
technology is changing the world. We have Smartboards to watch videos, laptops to study with, phones to practice on, and so much more. However, it is not perfect. Many students are not learning life skills like conversation, or not learning content like the
Government. In general, education in the past has changed into in the present, and the current education system is generally better than past education; however, the present day education system still has flaws, as shown by the lack of preparedness in 21st century skills and content in career and college