How To Learn: In Our Failing Education System

How To Learn: In Our Failing Education System

by Will Clark


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Even within our education system, hijacked and led to failure by national education policies and mandates, students can still escape to gain a good and effective education. Current education policies dictate each student be educated as a robot off an assembly line. This concept is contrary to reasonable humanity. Every child is unique, guided by different nurturing, examples, social structure, dreams and aspirations. Instead of allowing and guiding students to find their natural paths to success within their perceived realities, government assigns group realities. This creates despair, and dropouts, from weaker students and disappointment from more gifted students who recognize this governmental travesty. This book exposes and explains why government education policies fail and why education success must be achieved by interaction between children and parents. The education process is made clear by understanding the three parts of education: opportunity, conditioning, and motivation. Ten parenting skills and twenty study skills are included to support this education process.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781450566957
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/08/2010
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Will Clark is an author and lecturer on leadership, work practices, motivation, and study skills. His books include: Simply Success, The Leadership Handbook, The Power of Positive Education, Who's Blaming Who?, How To Learn, and School Bells and Broken Tales.
As a retired Air Force officer, his experience in leadership and motivation concepts was formed through mixed cultural assignments in several countries. He managed a Japanese workforce for two years, a Vietnamese workforce for one year and a Turkish workforce for two years. He was also an operational readiness inspector and staff evaluator in the Air Force's Tactical Air Command for five years.
He has a degree in Business from the University of Nebraska, and taught college courses to military personnel while he was stationed in Turkey. He also completed Air Force's Air Command and Staff College.
He is the founder of Motivation Basics, a firm that provides leadership, workplace, productivity and study skills training. He is also the founder of a civic organization, Friends of Education, that promotes education projects and assists needy causes. He is a past president of the Southaven, Mississippi, Optimist Club, and a past Optimist lieutenant governor for his Optimist area.

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