Tranditional Education and Modern Education

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Guweicheng
David 2012.7.25 Traditional Education and Modern Education
Education has been a means of transmitting one's culture from one generation to another. As the oldest industry, it is the main instrument used by society to preserve, maintain and upgrade its social equilibrium. A society's future depends largely on the quality of its citizen’s education, so having a good educational system is very important. Traditional education and modern education is a hot topic among many people, especially parents, teachers and students; but their points of view are different. Traditional education represents rigid education, and modern education represents relaxed education. Some young people think that we should not be so strict with students, and should not give them so much homework to do. We should give them more time for fun. But some old parents don't hold this view. They think we should be strict with our children. Children are very unruly today and don't realize the importance of study. They enjoy comfort and playing, and don't want to study. If we don't educate them in a strict way or they will lose themselves and become useless persons. Traditional education and modern education give teachers different positions. In traditional education, teachers are fine examples. Students believe their teacher is the cleverest person in the world and their each decisions are absolute? Actually, teacher of this kind are like fascists. They can’t accept different voices in their class, and students just need to follow the teacher’s steps. In tradition education there is a lack of individualized learning: The secondary education system, for the most part, offers a one-size-fits-all educational methodology. Teachers stand in the front of the class with 25 to 45 students, read from textbooks and lead from workbooks based on predetermined curricula. More often than not, the teaching topics have been...
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