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Relationship Education at the Secondary Level

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Relationship Education at the Secondary Level

The process of education begins from the day we are born until the day we pass on from this earth. When in this evolution and sophistication of education, however, are we taught to think for ourselves and develop our own ideas about the world? Although we are nurtured to make life decisions on a daily basis, the relationship between the college, university, and society is where core competencies are molded to help drive us toward the desired professional roads to be taken. At the very onset of entering college, teachers and professors teach us how to think in logical ways for ourselves, rather than automatically follow the required scripted lessons to be learned. We are taught to find fallacies in arguments such as David Thomas The Mind of Man. He regards males as Specifically, boys are to be blamed for their own disadvantages.(121) The rest of this article keeps this same consistency through to the end. He describes females as much higher and knowledgeable persons and all males are just a subspecies that cannot do anything right. Another author, bell hooks, sees the world in a completely different light in her article Class and Education. As a professor, she gave everyone equal treatment. It did not matter if you were male or female, white or black; you were treated as an equal. The colleges, universities and independent institutes for specialized professional pursuits, are keys to opening doors for our future positions in society. These institutions Grabow 2 of secondary education are devoted to transferring current technology and information to equip the latest generation in society with the mandatory skill sets necessary to take a position in todays professional world. Col...

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...st by driving their students toward logical assessments for their professional pursuits by integrating learned information from the world and the classroom.

Works Cited

Brooks, Gwendolyn. We Real Cool. Presence of Others. Andrea Lunsford, John Ruszkiewicz. Boston: Bedford/ St. Martins 1991, 133. hooks, bell.

Keeping Close to Home: Class and Education. Presence of Others. Andrea Lunsford, John Ruszkiewicz. Boston: Bedford/ St. Martins 1989, 93-103. Rose, Mike.

Lives on the Boundary. Presence of Others Andrea Lunsford, John Ruszkiewicz. Boston: Bedford/ St. Martins 1989, 105-118.

Spayed, John. Learning in the Key of Life. Presence of Others. Andrea Lunsford, John Ruszkiewicz. Boston: Bedford/ St. Martins 1998, 58-63.

Thomas, David. The Mind of Man. Presence of Others. Andrea Lunsford, John Ruszkiewicz. Boston: Bedford/ St. Martins 1993, 120-124.
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