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There is a small percentage of teenagers who dropout of high school and become self-made millionaires. HOW and WHY, you may ask? These achievers used self-motivated projects with interactive learning methods to develop valuable skills. Does it not make sense that these people hold the secret to achievement that other students could follow? Why does society keep pushing failed policies on failing students?
Education leaders' wants society to believe that students in passive learning environments are the only one’s who find success. They want everyone to believe that success personalities are based on classroom compatibility. Super achievers are interactive learners who take on projects that are in harmony with their natural talent. Their projects are based on dreams, goals and/or creative ideas. Finding a way to develop self-inspired ideas, and get it right, is a powerful motivating drive. Interactive learning is the power behind people who have above average income. The sequence is as follows:
The above steps are based on interactive learning. Many failing students would find a productive lifestyle if they had interactive learning opportunity. Projects are inspiring and motivating. "Motivation is education."
The argument is that students must learn academics and communication skills first. It is obvious that dropouts, who found success, did not go that route. They first focused on what motivated them and then picked up academics and communication skills as needed. They depended on themselves to acquire the knowledge they needed. They rejected the people who wanted to control them.
Interactive learning in high school would have powerful benefits for all students. They not only learn the art of processing knowledge, they understand the need for skills through experience. This motivates them to learn and not be dependent on others or be limited by the opinions of others. Interactive learning is man's natural learning method and it is in harmony with the forces of nature.
This article talks about super achievers, I use this term because their method of learning is easy to understand. But, interactive learning skills would give the at-risk student the tools to pick themselves up should they leave the system. They might not become super achievers, but they would find ways to develop skills that would increase the value of their productivity. Our present system is to force all students to accept passive learning methods or get out of the way. Alternatives would be beneficial to students and society. People by nature have a desire to learn and be productive, they need opportunity that is in harmony with their learning personality. This approach is highly motivating and motivation is the first step to productive lifestyles.
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