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Originally posted by AeonStorm
reply to post by gabby2011
Thanks for your response Gabby2011, but I'm talking more about the educational system and how it can be improved if laws and examples were compounded. Especially scientific and mathematical laws and examples were compounded.
Did I miss something? Sorry I a misguided you at the begging but I was using that as an example.
-As-edit on 11-6-2011 by AeonStorm because: sp
Originally posted by kaleshchand
First of all they should get rid of the ridiculous, much of the stuff they teach here in primary and secondary is just plain wrong when you get to the tertiary level, then you have to learn everything again, And relearning is one of the hardest things to do.
Along with that they need to get rid of non relevant stuff, it should still be available in school if one wants to self educate themselves, but not actively taught unless one takes a specific class or something. Example there is no purpose in learning the history of computers in "Computer Programming 101", which is what they teach here, for the whole semester.
And as you say it should be all be compounded on each other, another problem is cramming non essential stuff.
Why cram the dozens of equations for physics, tons of constants, laws, for chemistry the periodic table, and similar laws and stuff. As long as the "effects" are understood, it should be fine to just look them up in a book or something. That just wastes the time, which we have little of.