The Levels Of Education In Hidden Intellectualism By Gerald Graff

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Today’s society has an interminable hunger for knowledge. Being that knowledge is sold as the key to success and a brighter future. More than ever certain levels of knowledge and vocation are required to be employed. Education plays an intricate role in everyone’s life. The purpose of it is to make one informed of what the world has to offer and Education should unlock the potential inside a person. The education system shows awareness of civilization’s progression but does not fully equips students to be full participants. Education should be a driving force that directs its pupils to their purpose or career.
Many students have difficulties discovering what their purpose is. One reason being is most of the times they are being subjected to
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Should not the academics reflect the student’s interest? The education system is insufficient in finding ways to show how education is valuable to a person’s personal ambitions. Their criteria should be tailor to match the needs of their adherents. In an essay titled “Hidden Intellectualism”, Gerald Graff gives a compelling argument on how schools should capitalize off student’s street smarts to engage them intellectually. Graff states, “It is self defeating to decline to introduce any text or subject that figures to engage students who will otherwise tune out academic work entirely.” If the education system did more to find common ground with the students then possibly they would be more receptive to what their being taught. If students are being educated in a manner that treats them as if they are of no purpose it makes it difficult for students to believe that they have a …show more content…
It should give the student a complete analysis of what it to be expected of them as they advance. It should train them on how to think critically. Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom said by George Washington Carver. Knowledge opens the minds comprehension of foreign experience and gives an in-depth view of what is familiar. Education should extend the students perspective not limit it. Education is commonly presented to students as a means to mentally subject them. So that by the time an adolescent has become an adult their already en route to becoming that great somebody that they desire for

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