Commercialization in Education

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The well-renowned and wise Benjamin Franklin once quoted the importance of education through his famous saying “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

Unfortunately, the very same institutions who drive knowledge and uphold the integrity of the intellectual mind are dissipating, and we are seeing a new trend of a manipulative and dynamic commodity–the most dangerous of kinds–education and knowledge based materials.

Schools, nowadays, are following different methods and procedures of teaching which they brand under the umbrella of “innovation.” Unfortunately, most of these schools calling to initiate new ways of collaboration, fostering team work and boosting children’s mental capacities are being implemented under the rise of technical novelty; more so, technology is being fused to accommodate what school systems always inherently lacked: the ability to change and adapt. However, most school systems throughout history have always succeeded in remaining ever vigilant to uphold traditions, re-iterate history and to keep the…

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