Americas, Canada, Human Rights
Human Rights, World
Ask a non-Canadian what they think of the ‘Great White North’, and they will probably cite the country’s glorious system of liberal democracy, stable and fair governance, and the cutesy antics of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, yet beneath the world’s envy of Canada lurks a tragic past which has scarred and blighted the First Nations communities, namely the “residential schools”.
Science & Tech, World
Although many would think that the economy is the most important factor in the development of any country, I think education and going to school has a greater impact. Education provides the country with scientists, researchers, and experts. Those are really the main element of the prosperity of any nation.
Technology has already surpassed the stage when it was only used for economic reasons or for plain communication. Today, it has grown as a tool to revolutionize the world in learning and education. Technology created a global classroom.
Education is a key part of the American dream, theoretically available to those who work hard enough. Self-motivation and having an industrious attitude toward study is promoted as the ticket to a better life, with the “git ‘r done” mindset as present in education as outside of it.
Americas, Politics, USA
A few of the reasons why the education system has failed many of us.
Americas, Opinion, USA
For a long time in the US, students with learning disabilities and other problems were largely left to their own devices. If they didn’t learn… Too bad!
Every school night as a kid one of my least favorite parts of the day was finishing up homework at night.