American Education And Its Possibilities Throughout the years America has been trying to improve its education system. I believe that in American education, the ability to enable student's diverse backgrounds the means to develop their abilities is very much a possibility. Throughout the country professionals have been trying to figure out what the best means to accomplish success would be, but have come up empty handed. I believe some simple ways to complete this hard task would be cutting down on class sizes, having longer school hours and longer class periods, and equipping every student with a tutor if he or she need extra help.
With the cutting down of class sizes children with learning disorders will have a much easier time concentrating and less time chatting with fellow students. During my middle school days I had the disorder called "ADD", also known as attention deficit disorder. Whenever I was put into large classes I would find myself easily distracted by my fellow students and had a hard time keeping up with the pace of the class.
As soon as I was put into a smaller class, I found that I began to get better grades and the easier I found it was to concentrate on the teacher. If schools would add portable class rooms they would not have to waste as much money as they would reinvading the whole entire school. So with the cutting down of class sizes the chance for one on one attention would be much greater, and most likely students would be able to concentrate much easier, and the chance for success will be greater improved.
School hours should be lengthened and with that change class times would be lengthened. Also I have found that throughout many schools in America the class hours are very short, and it is very hard to learn a particular subject such as English if you come from another country. This would only become possible by shorting lunch and break times by ten minutes which would allowing class time to be lengthened, and by doing so, school would also be lengthened. Also if children would wake up a little bit earlier or stay in school a little bit longer, schools could lengthen without making conflicts for students and families would. By making those changes students with slower learning capabilities will have a better chance to learn the material needed to succeed in a high class university's or even life.
Another way would be if schools equipped students with tutors for each subject, the chance for them to succeed would be much greater. In my lifetime I have had several tutors help me in a verity of subjects such as Spanish, which is not my native language. After completing two years of Spanish I found out how it felt to be learning a new language, and how difficult it was to complete the course. With out my tutor I would have had a real problem completing that course. Because of my "ADD" and short class times I was having a hard time understanding the information being taught to me. And when test time came around I found myself failing almost every test. If it wasn't for my teacher suggesting to get extra help by a tutor I probably would still be struggling in Spanish. I also am very lucky that I had such a caring teacher without her suggesting a tutor I probably wouldn't even have known they existed, which brings me to my next point, tutors should be available in every school and for every subject. This would only be able to be accomplished by giving teachers a little extra pay so they could stay after school for a certain time period so that children needing help can find them. Children also should know they exist and where to find one without hesitation With smaller class sizes, longer school days and class periods, and tutors available in every school and subject, schools should have no problem helping children with diverse back grounds, and special needs, fulfill there every needs and have a very good chance to get a good education and succeed in America without a doubt.