Teachers judges students by obedience. Teachers favours the clever children more by giving them better text books, more help, wider feedback, detailed improvement and higher knowledge. Causes the teachers to become biased towards the students Some children are able to reject the label given. Internal factors and achievement Internal factors | How does it affect achievement | Labels given to students | Would believe that their label was chosen was true and would follow its path (Self-fulfilling prophecy) | Streams | Higher stream- being encouraged to do better and given all the help that it needed. Lower stream- feels dumb, do stops trying | Peer groups | Some friends can be more encouraging towards school than others | Processes inside school | Different processes can cause you to either become more motivated or not to do well.
They are able to manipulate the education system to their advantage which means their children have a better chance at doing well in school. Disconnected-local choosers and semi-skilled choosers are working-class parents who have a lack of cultural capital and therefore their child’s academic progress suffers as they are usually sent to ‘local’ schools which they aren’t necessarily best suited for. Children who have cultural capital also have an elaborated code (wider vocabulary) which gives them an advantage at school as it is the code used by teachers and in textbooks. The elaborated code is typically used by middle class and helps with their academic achievement. Children with a lack of cultural capital are more likely to use the restricted code (limited vocabulary) which disadvantages them at school as they feel excluded and are therefore less successful.
Many people argue that development is vital in the younger years in the child’s life, and the ability to solve problems and apply ideas help in the long-term. Hyman argues that the lower classes create a self imposed barrier to learning their values. This is because he believes that they have a low value on education, with a ‘play safe’ culture and also a low level of self belief. This would all impact on the child performance at school as they would not have the attitude needed to progress. If at any point they failed, they would see this as a big mistake and give up and have a lack of motivation.
Some schools, like the grammar schools, require a good result on the 11+. This leads to cream skimming, but also off-loading of ‘bad’ students, that for example will refuse children with learning difficulties good education, because they are “those students who won’t do well anyways”. The top students often seem to be from the middle class. They don’t suffer from material or cultural deprivation and often use the elaborated code, which makes education easier for them. This makes the schools trying to appeal to the middle class parents, to make the middle class parents choose their school and help them get their own results better.
To say school is completely bad for children would be ignorant. Without schools children would lack the discipline, focus and life skills that you would need to survive in the real world. Although I agree with some of the things John Holt mentions in “School is Bad for Children”, I disagree with many of his ideas of how we should fix our school systems. Holt makes many good points of how school is bad, or at least the way they teach is, but also fails to take into perspective other points of view about the education system, and the possible consequences of some of the changed he would like to make to the schools. In some ways school is absolutely bad for children, but there is a lot of things that are positive about schools.
They will see that their goal is to get good grades so their responsible to seek for help with tutoring and stay focused in school. Like, a student who doesn’t understand a topic will have to ask for help to get to a better understanding not just ignores it and forgets about it. It will just give students something to really shoot for. The benefits of it will be that students will work harder and increase their interest in learning. However, due to all the money earned from all the hard work it will help with financial aid for college.
Technology has advanced so quicly that many children have to use the touch screen gadgets as a new way to spend their time and it concerns the parents on how to manage the use of gadgets on the children’s life. In the Atlantic Monthly article “The Touch-Screen Generation,” Hanna Rosin argues that many parents fear the time their children spend on the touch screens and her research on the advantages on let the children learn from a touch screen gadget. Some researchers have explained that toddlers learn better by a person than a screen, but new research has shown that toddlers learn when they interact with a character even on a screen. Rosin also mentions that app developers are targeting children with educational games. There are so many apps that can help a children to learn the alphabet, number or even a new language, but parents fear that their children will get distract from their regular activities to be in front of a touch screen.
When students have questions they should not be afraid to ask the teacher. For instance, some students might think or worry that their questions may sound somewhat silly, and their class will make fun of them. But this only shows that they have a desire to learn, knowledge is acquired by curiosity and it is more important to know than what others may think. Moreover, students should avoid procrastination by completing their homework and projects on time. They have to be proactive and take the initiative to cultivate these skills that will prove to be immensely rewarding later in life.
At the end of each tier a participant’s academic progress is analyzed, if it is determined that farther intervention is appropriate, then, the student is moved to the next tier. Because RTI uses a unique and innovative approach to learning students and parents may feel more receptive to it. An Overview It is very frustrating for educators when a student is struggling in their academics but continues through the grade levels. School administrators are likely to recommend placing the student in special education classes. Unfortunately this cannot be achieved unless a student is tested for and labeled as learning disabled.
They must alternate activities to ensure that the student's attention does not wander keeping the students as engaged as possible in the lesson. They must elicit student involvement in the lesson so the students will engage in constructive learning. Whatever the topic it will be better communicated if the teacher is enthusiastic about it than with a dull and dry delivery. The outstanding educator will remain as cheerful and enthusiastic as possible while preserving enough professional demeanor and discipline to keep the lessons on track. They will encourage students to work together in groups when possible to accomplish educational goals and tasks.