The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King, Jr.
My simple question is, Do you think our current education serves the above purpose?
On the contrary, It not only defies the purpose but work against it. It’s teaching students not to use their creativity and tell them to mug up the same essay on Gandhiji and write down in exams.
If student is given to use internet for only 5 mins after 45 mins lecture, I’m 100% sure that student is going to have 10 times more information than a teacher standing and speaking there. Let’s agree to this fact.
Today, it has been very easy to access information compared to earlier days when you needed refer hundreds of books and newspaper articles to gather concentrated information.Continue reading