Complete 2 page APA formatted essay: Is school hurting or helping kids.
Next stage after the adolescence is characterized by starting to realize the responsibilities in life, and worry about the future. Frustration result from lacking control and power over the environment. The beautiful amusing world they saw as children is no more there. Being trapped in frustration is so common among the people today that some parents believe schools should be unpleasant for children to learn and tolerate the unpleasantness in life (Gray, 2013).
However, it is not mandated that individuals get trapped in this unpleasantness. There have been many successful individuals in human history who believed life is more than school where it teaches everyone to become more like others (Gray, 2013). Albert Einstein for example, believed imagination is more powerful than the knowledge that already exists. Nowadays, parents can be sued for not sending their children to school and employers can be fined for hiring child labour. So basically we, the society, have made it compulsory that children learn and do what we want them to do and learn. But the question is why should we believe that we know everything or the history knows everything? In my opinion most of the people agree with the fact that life as we live it today has very limited options and freedom. Students struggle to absorb and relate themselves to what is being taught at schools because they do not feel it is entirely true. After schooling we would select a degree program from what is available in the list and then work for someone who would pay for us.
Why can’t children select what they want to learn, at their own phase? Who knows whether the current social system is the best there can be? Some people say institutionalization of education has killed the creativity in human beings while competition can be the greatest enemy of mental tranquility. Current schools system abundantly cultivate