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Category Archives: Mental Detoxification for 360 Education
Who takes time to sit down & listen to their children/teens read?
Do they have voice inflection, cadence, and understanding of what they read?
Do you ask them questions from the reading material?
Do you have them give you oral/written reading reports?
Don’t let your children/teens be complacent readers.
Actively engage your children when it comes to reading. Other wise, they will be surface readers.
Reading Mastery is So Much More than Calling Out Words.
* Watch “A.D. Carson: “Dissertation [Part 1: The Introduction]”
4,5,6 year olds doing Algebra & Geometry & Reading 2-3 Grade Levels Above & Teenagers Learning Trades gets less Attention from Adults than a Pro Sports Game or Music Awards Night or Reality Show or Holidays where Adults can Barbeque & Play Music & have A Good Time.
While all that go on, children & teens are getting their confidence broken in classrooms, not understanding math word problems, not doing well in standardized tests, not able to relate their education to the real world, can’t explain math steps on the board in front of the class, not really understanding their homework, and many things that don’t have their parents full attention.
Children & Teens are exposed to material much earlier than previous generations. Many are getting very frustrated with school.
Without trades, even honor roll students will be at a disadvantage. Only reason I bring up honor roll students is because most people think they good to go with great grades. Without trade knowledge, they too are at a disadvantage.
Trades. What can you use your mind & hands to invent, create, build, manufacture & produce?
***—>>> Will your child/children–teens have trades when they graduate from high school?
Are you fine with them only having book knowledge knowledge?
Are you fine with them not having a trade or trades & not being able to use their minds & hands to create, invent, manufacture & produce?
Are you fine with them not being able to apply their education to the real world?
Most people, after High School are out on their own. A few people might win scholarships—either through sports or good grades.
These people are very few. People are pushed out into a hard, cold—heartless world—real fast.
For years, they have dreamed of being out own their own. Maybe not. They might have been scared to go out into the wide world.
No matter what they feel about life after High School—that is it.
They are considered grown. Yet, many times they are not even properly prepared to deal with the world mentally, spiritually, financially, skill wise, trade wise, technical wise, know how wise—or any other way.
How many grown people have spent time talking to the young people of the real world? How much true talk—no matter how startling it might be—has transpired between the old and the young?
Young people need to be taught skills, trades, crafts, and many other things. They should be talked to about job situations they might be in once they get out on their own. How will certain situations be handled at work? How will they deal with bosses that might be hard to get along with? What strategies will they use to get around obstacles at work?
Do the young people know how to make a resume? Do they know how to conduct themselves in an interview?
Reality talks from older people prepares the youth for adulthood.
Do your children know how to change from a decimal to percent or percent to decimal?
What about a decimal to a fraction or fraction to decimal?
Do they know the difference between a proper fraction, improper fraction or a mixed fraction?
Do they know decimal places? What lies on the left & right of a decimal? Do they know the left of a decimal represents whole/–& the right of a decimal represents part?
Do your children know signed numbers (Intro to Algebra)?
Do they know how many Degrees are in a Circle? What does half represent in a circle? What is the name of the line that runs straight through the center of a circle making 180 degrees on both sides? What is the name of that line?
Do they know another name for a Right Angle/how many Degrees does a Right angle represent?
Our children should be spitting the answers to these questions like they spit/recite whole rap songs, love songs, and any other songs they know from top to bottom, left and right, and every other kind of way.
We got to get on the grind of elevating our children’s minds/once they grow up/ain’t no rewind/without proper knowledge/how they gon ever get they self out a bind?/Knowledge is powerful/when applied/let’s be real folks/& get off pride/–we should be tired of being at the foot of civilization/we are a powerful people/when we unite & build/we ain never got to yield/dreams do come True/if we stay true to ourselves.