His exams, on the other hand, were essay question exams and were very difficult especially when someone didn’t study. After the first exam, I knew I had make sure next two were better grades but unfortunately I struggled in English, so essays questions were not my strengths compared to multiple choice. Professor Hammontree graded very strictly on grammar and counted off many points and ended up failing his class. He also required two book summaries and
This puts many students at a huge risk that could possibly deter them from where they want to go. An author that writes about controversial topics states, “Pressure placed on students to score well on a test plays a big role in determining the academic future for so many highschoolers” (Khaderoo). With cheating allowed, more students will feel at ease and be able ascertain their goals. Sometimes, it is not always the students fault for getting bad grades, it could potentially be the teachers. There are people out there in the world with the title “teacher” but can’t actually teach.
Full name : Nguyen Thanh Hang Class : 53NKN Response In their article “Coping with Procrastination” , Rebecca Moore Barbara Baker and Arnold Packer write “Often procrastination stems from a real or imagined fear or worry that is focus on not so much on the things you are avoiding but its potential consequences” . In the other words, because of their fear, whether it’s real or not , people postpone their works as they think they can’t do it well. I think the cause of procrastination is fear. In my first year in university, I ought to study English and it became my biggest fear. The fear that I would not be able to complete the task - or do it well enough, my task may attract criticisms or it may turn out not to have been necessary after all and I've spent hours of misery on it.
For instance, I would only get motivated and motivation from my classmates when we are having speaking test or other communication-related test. During this period, our affective filter will be low especially for me because we need to get more input from the teacher regarding the information about the test. I will feel more comfortable talking to my other classmates because we need to do preparation. However, it only last for a few days. After that frame of time, my affective filter will go up again when I try to start the communication because there’s a lot of things going through my mind about what they will think about me.
He soon “fell into line” after the principal of the school called a meeting with him and the parents of the students he was failing. Even though Jesness presented very good reasons as to why they were failing, it did not matter. After being let go from his teaching job he realized there was no way around the floating standard, so he began to dumb down the curriculum and in return this put all of the students at the same level even if some could excel if they were pushed harder. Jesness brings into view the idea of a fixed standard, and asserts that state testing such as the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills does not grant students the ability to learn as much as they could. Jesness goes on to say that if students were to take Advanced Placement tests then this “would free teachers from the pressure to adjust the content of their courses and would assure students and their parents that the standard for each course is fixed, not floating”.
Why I Hate English Class (essay one) In a lot of countries, school is taken very seriously and teachers are looked at as the people trusted with teaching others what they need to know to enter the world. Many may say some classes are more important than others and some may like one subject more than another. This could be because it’s too hard or the class may be too boring. But the reasons I hate English, are the long drawn out essays, the thick novels we are always assigned to read, and the ever-changing rules to how the English language is spoken and written. The long essays are the first on my list to explain why I hate English so much.
Learning English helped Richard to achieve many things. He began doing well in school, he made friends and he began to feel more comfortable talking to people. It also had a negative effect on him and his family. Richard stated, "I no longer knew what words to use in
My writing teacher made me scare on the first day of the semester. I’m not good at writing skill that I’m really stressed every time I come to writing class. My awful times just began when the teacher came into class. He seemed to be very strict from the first sight I saw him. He told us about the rule such as students could not attend in class after he was in class, how he would marked the scores if students do not do right in the test.
First, his teachers have made a nonverbal promise to students by showing up that they will do anything in their power to teach and to make sure that they comprehend the lesson. Second, he comments that many of his classmates have no desire to learn and were notorious to slack off from doing homework that were assigned from teachers. Finally, he stood out to Ken Harvey, who asked for an opinion about working hard to reach achievement, saying that “he wanted to be average.” Rose questions himself why he wanted to be average and how crazy it is in school years. Rose concludes that he is intelligent in his educational ways of being an average person by being forced to sit in a classroom without anyone challenging him to be a successful learner. Although Mike Roses’ learning experience paid off, students are responsible for doing assigned work and finding ways to understand what they are being taught by teachers with higher standards.
She challenged her students to show their intelligence. She believed that they were victims of circumstance. Mike Rose found this inspiring. He goes on to say, “ If you get closer to their failure, you'll find knowledge that the assignment didn't tap, ineffective rules and strategies that have a logic of their own; you'll find clues, as well, to the complex ties between literacy an culture, to the tremendous difficulties our children face as they attempt to find their places in the American educational system.” When reading over this, I find that it is true, that if teachers took the time to find out why a student is failing, instead of just deeming them hopeless or incoherent, that they may find out that these students have much more potential than they originally thought. Not all students learn the same way, therefore, teachers need to try different ways to to teach the material.