Golden Pathways for Students
About Golden Pathways for Students
- Should students be allowed to evalute their teacher?
- Does technology get in the way of learning?
- What is important talent or hard work?
- Failure are finger posts on the road to achievement
- Your mind is the ultimate resource center but how are we using it?
- How can we give more time for home learning as a student and make exam time less stressful?
- Impression management –the key to understanding what works and what does not.
- You reap what you sow-choose wisely, make wise decisions.
Student life is the prime time not just academically but also a holistic development of students. Learning is a way of life. I think students have to assimilate 360 degrees of their life to come out as educated and well prepared individuals for their families, society and nation. They are what they have worked for relentlessly throughout their academic life. On Campus, students are not only taught what they must be taught but many exciting activities like co-curricular, group discussions, group projects, talent shows, off campus life with friends and peers, discussions and social connections give them a premise to learn and grow. We believe each student is unique and once they are enrolled to Universities, their conscious decision is pivotal not only for themselves but also to the providers to impart an education that serves their highest good and make them viable in their chosen career and life paths. The experiences multiply with synchronization and this instill in them the value of learning. Realize that failure is not a dead end but to give them a hope and a motivation that success always start with failure. Success comes through rapidly fixing our mistakes rather than getting it right at the first shot. It is the way we react when we see one for e.g. denial, chasing the losses, I might put it this way “Counting chickens before they are hatched”. Being able to recognize a failure means you are able to re-cast into something more likely to succeed. It is a process for searching self-motivation because what you have tried and tested earlier didn’t work for you. The inertia for motivation is self-discipline also. Many of us are well read, well informed, highly skilled to do our jobs but the area where we are losing is maintaining the self-discipline. Self-discipline is a skill and once you get into your grip, it can alter your life. Discipline is freedom, the undisciplined are the slaves to moods, passion and susceptible to fallacies. Commitment to it raises self-awareness, courage, internal coaching and breaking from functional addiction and becoming independent.
It is known that higher education is not without risks; life and experience make College education meaningful. These experiences are looking for a symbolic relationship so that they become motivated and practice assertive form of discipline. The student focused learning and self-determination in the students is as essential as much as studying academic courses. Students are indeed authorities on educational practices. High school students spend many hours observing classroom decision making. Student learning and their vocations can make sense to the teachers on observing how the student makes sense of things and where the students want to go with their knowledge. Are they self-induced to do better than just making with passing grades, are they pro-active to learning from classes and assignments or should they wait for exams and their mark sheets to make a self-assessment. What works and what don’t? We try to see various functional aspects which are the golden pathways.