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Maths and English: should they be compulsory?

Fishtree Education

I don’t know about you, but my experience of children and especially of teenagers is that the harder you push, the more they resist. They get suspicious: what is the agenda? What is wrong with this thing?

Can we apply this formula to school subjects as Maths and English? Should they be compulsory or should we let students decide what, when and how they want to learn?

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  • Kris Giere

    Though incomplete in some respects, this article begins to touch on something very important and is a very good starting point for quality discourse on education reform. Thanks for sharing!

    • Fishtree Education

      Thanks for commenting Kris! I don't know the answer myself, but that's a good topic for a starting discussion about education reform. Would like to hear more opinions on this.

      • Kris Giere

        You are welcome. What sorts of opinions are you soliciting? I might be able to help make some connections.

        • Fishtree Education

          Thanks Kris. Will try to send you a direct message on Twitter!