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  • Your son is a failure

  • He's barely passing my class and with grades like this.

  • I'm just not sure what kind of future he's gonna have

  • What do you have to say for yourself?

  • You're supposed to graduate this year

  • Listen to Mr johnson

  • What kind of future do you think you're gonna have?

  • With all due respect

  • Don't call me a failure

  • Failure is an event, not a person in fact

  • And you talk about the future Mr. Johnson,

  • But you're not preparing us for that

  • Excuse me?

  • Just listen to what I'm saying

  • This should be good

  • Would you agree that

  • In the future

  • Most careers will become automated?

  • Yeah... So?

  • So the people who succeed will have to be

  • Curious

  • Innovative

  • with resilient to adapte to new changes

  • What's your point ?

  • My point is, the focus in this school

  • is not on that

  • it is on

  • that it is on regurgitating information and tests taking

  • And that's just real...

  • but in today's world

  • creativity is the most important leadership skill.

  • Oh, that's how you feel..??

  • you feel you don't have to believe me but maybe you will believe the 1,500 executives

  • who recently said creativity is the most important leadership skill

  • see pretty soon no one will be hired because of what they know because who

  • cares what you know or if you've memorized the fact we've got Google and

  • Siri for that in the future people will be hired because of what they can do

  • with their knowledge can they creatively solve real-world

  • problems not just follow instructions or directions and Bubble in a

  • multiple-choice questions so mom that's why I'm stressed cuz these robotic tasks

  • we learned in school should stop because no one can do a robot's job better than a

  • robot billionaire founder of Alibaba Jack Ma

  • said that we should not compete with artificial intelligence but instead

  • focus on developing unique human intelligence mr. Johnson drills are for

  • teeth not the human mind so these repetitive knowledge-based tasks we must

  • leave behind or in the future you're gonna find a lot of people graduating

  • out of your class right into the unemployment line see many top companies

  • today don't look at grades Mon that old way is expiring Google has been quoted

  • as saying GPAs are worthless criteria for hiring founder of Tesla Elon Musk

  • agrees so I say this with unease and sorrow if you continue to teach today as

  • you taught yesterday then you rob us students of tomorrow mr. Johnson I'm

  • gonna keep it real with you sometimes sitting in your class is tough

  • I'm constantly thinking that if I don't look up at the clock maybe it'll speed

  • up so I listen to you do my work and pay attention feeling like an hour had to

  • have gone by but it was only three minutes so if you wonder why we're bored

  • in class look you want to get a kid to hate reading give them this a school

  • textbook and some people think it's all falling and that hurts me they say you

  • can lead a horse to water but you can't make them drink and to that I say no

  • firstly you could put salt in that horse's hay and make them thirsty and if

  • you bring joy in your classroom and you can make any bad student, nerdy as he

  • or she discovers the beauty of truly learning mr. Johnson I mean no

  • disrespect you have the most important job on this planet you build create and

  • save lives but if you really care about my future like you say then you have to

  • fully commit and ask yourself honestly how do I prepare a child for future that

  • doesn't yet exist here's a hint the answer is not found in this it's using

  • this and this see in the future we would need more passion and compassion people

  • with inspired hearts and wisdom to uplift this planet and mom I love you

  • but can I be real go ahead you want to know one of the biggest factors for

  • childhood success it's not IQ its family meals and we haven't had one of those in

  • a while see I know sometimes you don't feel

  • proud cuz I may not be a straight-a student

  • but I'm not stupid these tests maybe 70% of my grade but there's zero percent of

  • my future but don't worry I'll pass this class and get through

  • this but I need you to give me the space I need to be me and live true cuz the

  • best feeling in the world is that your own parents get you there's a passage in

  • a book called the Prophet by Kahlil Gibran and if you don't mind I'd love to

  • share it with you go ahead so he says your children are not your

  • children they are the sons and daughters of life longing for itself they come

  • through you but not from you and though they are with you they do not belong to

  • you you may give them your love but not your thoughts for they have their own

  • thoughts you may house their bodies but not their souls for their souls dwell in

  • the house of tomorrow so mom I'd appreciate it if you give me the love

  • that I need to pursue my dreams see if we are to succeed all three of us need

  • behavior change on all fronts we talk about the future but the future is now

  • and it is created now by all of us I've never heard you speak like that before

  • yeah I didn't know but I'm gonna reach out to administration and try to change

  • some things you have my word

Your son is a failure

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Student Vs. Teacher (2019)

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    陳朝陽 posted on 2019/08/14
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