Education Kills

:: This is a scheduled post. Currently, I’m still away from Malaysia :). Feel free to guess which country I’m in ::

*Mind of a cat * XD

The other day, I took a peek at my nephew’s homework. To my surprise, the exercises are not testing his grammar or vocab but kinda stereotyping his mind on to things. The questions kinda forcing him to label things up.

My sister said it maybe to test whether he uses the correct word to describe the subject or not. Then again, I do not agreed with her since there’s no illustration in the question for my nephew to refer to. It seems like as if a train must be long and a turtle must be slow. (as stated at the answer section)

In my opinon, that’s like killing the creativity of a kid. :(

I heard it is even worse in other subjects. @@ oh my..

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19 Comments

  • May 24, 2012 - 9:18 am | Permalink

    yeah..totally agree…shouldnt stereotype these stuff n kills their creativity

    Reply:
    T3T yealo..
    huhuhu

  • Ezequiel
    May 24, 2012 - 9:23 am | Permalink

    are you in china? XD

    thats over-stereotype…aiyoo, i suddenly pity on those kids T_T why cannot those kids have own imagination =/

    Reply:
    Yealo..
    I wanna go back now huhuhu T3T
    yealo..and art is looking down at, in this country.
    hmm.. I wanna think a way to bring it up..

  • May 24, 2012 - 9:30 am | Permalink

    Asian education. Haizzzz….

    Reply:
    It’s Malaysia..

  • Lunar
    May 24, 2012 - 10:01 am | Permalink

    Of course you’re in America, where else can you be in? xD

    Reply:
    Nope the opposite XD

  • May 24, 2012 - 12:43 pm | Permalink

    They should let the children be much more imaginative.. or probably the questioner is less imaginative with their question.. koh koh koh..

    let me guess.. you r in Aaaa Malacca.. XD. No?

    Reply:
    hahahaha XD
    sadly no, i’m in China T3T

  • May 24, 2012 - 2:28 pm | Permalink

    haih… our education quality is getting lower and lower… really very sad….

    Reply:
    Very T3T huhu

  • May 24, 2012 - 2:51 pm | Permalink

    As a teacher/lecturer, I agree

    Reply:
    Even teacher says so proves it’s really bad.

  • May 24, 2012 - 8:21 pm | Permalink

    o.o… education now days… is a bit crazy.. n also the teacher who teaching them also~

    Reply:
    Not all tho, some teachers really work hard and give them extra infos from other books. :)
    I have a friend who worked very hard and extra classes and lessons free to help the students

  • Hikki Chan
    May 24, 2012 - 9:30 pm | Permalink

    lol “oh my english .com” ah? hehehehe XD

    Reply:
    Oh, what’s that site?

  • comet
    May 24, 2012 - 10:14 pm | Permalink

    yep that’s y parents are advisable to guide children on their homeworks.Don’t just rely on textbooks etc…Sad education :( U be a good uncle and tell ur nephew not to limit his imagination..Turtle can be fast is he is ninja turtle !! ok..whatever im crapping..haha..

    Reply:
    I did, he kept saying no no, must like that just right, must follow. @@

  • May 24, 2012 - 10:58 pm | Permalink

    Miao is a Dinosaur!

    Reply:
    lol since when ? XD

  • May 25, 2012 - 12:22 am | Permalink

    Turtle-train fusion!!!!

    Reply:
    hahahah nice wan, as expected from my idol :D

  • May 25, 2012 - 8:39 am | Permalink

    Yeah…our education is poor.
    Feel sorry for the kids.

    Reply:
    T3T yealo huhuhu…

  • May 25, 2012 - 12:39 pm | Permalink

    You’re at Guangzhou. okay Got prize or not? :D
    & lolololol WHAT TYPE OF ENGLISH HOMEWORK IS THAT… i have lose faith in the future generation :’)

    Reply:
    hahaha you follow me on twitter ma XD
    It’s a strange world here..

  • May 25, 2012 - 7:52 pm | Permalink

    i know. miao surely in new zealand. cuz ur nephew is a sheep. new zealnd has many sheep…. right?

    Reply:
    hahahah I wish XD

  • May 25, 2012 - 8:36 pm | Permalink

    Amelica? XD

    Reply:
    Opposite of that XD

  • CHIAT
    May 29, 2012 - 10:19 am | Permalink

    Since education here force them to be so, its Uncle Miao showtime!! (Phewwitt~~).. transfer some of your creativity Kung Fu to your lovely nephew~~ :D …. Soon a cute sheep can grow horns~~ wakaka!!

    Reply:
    have to see whether he’s interested or not.

  • lilacfla
    June 1, 2012 - 5:26 am | Permalink

    lol i had the same problem to while solving kids homework.

    i think it is called somewhat abstract and concrete thinking. their questions are created base on their current mind level.

    i think teachers must know this stuff well.

    lulz

  • EweFangJiunn
    June 8, 2012 - 3:51 pm | Permalink

    Mr. Grammar Nazi here to tell you it’s “take a PEEK” not ‘peak’.. very very different meaning. My work here is done. To infinity and beyond!

    Reply:
    Opps!! but thanks :D I will go correct it

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