According to Garland, “We must stop allowing the attendance of so-called students who are not interested in studying”. She assumes that all students that do not study are all uninterested in learning and considers them a waist of space, and a danger to other students. I disagree. Because every student is unique, I think every student should be looked at differently. I also believe the reason why some students appear to be uninterested, is because the curriculum is so boring and out of date. If kids are bored, there is really nothing else to do but act out. If teachers made the learning process more interesting, more students would become interested in studying whether it was in or out of class. Lessons taught with a more hands on approach are just some of the ways to make learning more appealing. For example, more school trips, not only does this give students a chance to get away from the boring everyday lectures, but it also allows students to have fun, while learning at the same time.
Another idea Garland suggests, is doing away with competitive sports between high schools. She states, “The prime example of inappropriate school activity is in competitive sports between schools.” She believes competition takes away from the fun of the sport, and ruins student... [continues]
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