From kindergarten to grade twelve students are subjected to various different learning techniques. Methods like lecturing, demonstrating, collaborating or debriefing are all examples of learning strategies we as students have been subjected too. As well as these methods may work for students, there is a flaw within all of these method. The learning techniques as mentioned before require the students to sit in a desk. This limits the student’s ability to thrive by not being invested fully in what they are supposed to be learning. The question then becomes what is the best way for a student to learn? The answer is simple, in order for a student to learn efficiently they must be intrigued by what they are being subjected to. Individuals including students, yarn for the chance to explore faraway lands. Many don’t see that by acting on this ambition students can gain so much from it. Canadian Social Studies programs should have travel outside of North America as a key component in the grade eleven year.
Travelling has a great informative value. It widens ones grasp of
knowledge on various different cultures from around the world. Some
may argue that traveling when young is wasted because young students
are just that, young. When teens are talked about they are often criticized
for their decision making skills. Concerns such as how none of the
experiences would be appreciated because grade eleven girls would be to
emerced with the cute boy she met. Or how the young boy would rather
be playing video games. These worries however should be taken out of
ones mind. Because no matter how old or young a person may be they can
appreciate the beauty and story of an ancient Roman colosseum when
staring up at it. Lessons in Social Studies such as geography, beliefs, art,
language, literature, and political organization are tied together. These
examples however become much more interesting when being experienced
rather than read about. Students come to know about...