How to Make a Black Male Scholar
According to the writer Bill Maxwell, there are more African-American males in prisons than in college. The reason for this statistics to be most likely true is because these young men did not start on their study skills and focusing on their education at a young age, or maybe their parents just did not know what to do with them at a young age. In order to help parents to make a young black scholar and not have their son become apart of this statistic, parents should be involved in their son’s education, should provide their son with a positive male role model, and motivate the child to read and think.
The first steps parents can make to making a black male scholar is being involved in their son’s education. Some parents might wonder how they can be involved in their son’s education and to be honest there are many steps that can take to be involved in the process of their child’s education. For instance, they can teach their child the simple things, for example the alphabets and addition. I can personally speak on this topic because when I was a child my mother was very involved in my education. She bought workbooks that had to do with reading, math, and writing and each day I was supposed to do a certain amount of pages and show them to her. Once I completed them and showed them to her, she would go over them with the answer key to make sure each and every answer was right and if one was wrong, she would mark it in red and help me go over it. This actually helped me become a better student and advanced my learning process. Not only did my mother perform these duties to show that she was active in my education but she also kept in contact with all of my teachers and made sure I had the help that I needed whenever I was struggling. She called my teachers to make sure I was performing well in class and met with them whenever it was necessary. Yet this is not the only step to making a black male scholar.
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