Education Should Not Be Taught

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From the age of 4 years to 18 years, and then years beyond that, children learn how to read, write, think, and make solutions to problems. The way it is taught varies around the world, and although some may claim they have the best education system, they may not be always right. Education for students is to give them the knowledge so that they can use it on later in life. But somethings just cannot be taught. Whether because there is no answers, or just because it is censored and not taught.. Students are not being exposed to the whole story. They are usually taught only one perspective and not the other. Things deemed to graphics are left out of the curriculum. To remedy this, schools should either only present age-appropriate material and …show more content…
Teachers sometimes think that some materials are just to graphic or the topic might be a bit too sensitive. Some topics like slavery comes out as always bad in history classes, and it is. But sometimes the other side of it is not taught.. Like how slavery essentially helped build up the economy. As Aristotle said, “ Give a boy accurate perceptions. Teach him the difference between the similar and the same. Make him call things by their right names. Pardon in him no blunder. Then he will give you solid satisfaction as long as he lives” (103). Teaching things the way it is and giving the student all the information and facts from both sides, helps the students learn and better understand the entire topic, not just one point of view. Having all the information out, no matter how graphic or sensitive it is, will only let the student see from a different eye. Instead of being narrow minded, they can now see both sides of the argument. Also the way teachers teach things, and the ideas presented to them, directly influences them later in life. “The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated” (Baldwin 123). After a student has finished their education and have started their jobs, they will use all they learn to help them succeed. If only one side of a topic is shown, then they essentially lack the ability to make their own decision, being open minded and understand that their are always two sides to a

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