The Importance of the Young - Dedicated to the Youth of the Ron Paul MovementSubmitted by grassleaves73 on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 23:35
I stumbled upon this amazing piece dedicated to the youth of the Ron Paul, Campaign for Liberty and Young Americans for Liberty movements. It sums up what the youth are dealing with so beautifully and shows why Ron Paul is so different in his approach to the youth! PLEASE send this viral! The young people supporting Ron Paul NEED to read this so they can be re-energized during this slow period in the primary campaign! Thank you!
Many times over the course of my ongoing career as a high school teacher, I am confronted by fellow teachers and authority figures in the education movement who often take me to task for, as they put it, “asking too much of the children”. In other words, some feel my assignments are far too challenging; others believe the children are not smart enough to grasp what I am teaching and that I should dramatically reduce the intelligence level of what I am teaching and the assignment tasks which I am asking of the children; still others give the argument of “If I cannot see myself doing what you ask, then there is no way the children can do what you ask”. This mentality is what makes me the angriest as a teacher. It angers me even more then misbehavior on the part of the students. While prudence in submitting challenges to students is wise (and as a teacher I recognize that), the arguments given in favor of prudence make my blood boil. Why are children and the young not allowed to attempt to master challenges? Why is the intelligence level of children and the young constantly being portrayed as small and insignificant?
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