Education System

Education System in United States and India

What is education? Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world by Nelson Mandela. American and Indian education system have their own strengths and weaknesses. No one can claim that which one is better. Everyone has their own opinion about which education system would they prefer. The education system is responsible for redefining a human being is a good education system. The best examples of great personalities include scientists, journalists, doctors, engineers and manna other professionals who have been benefited by the education system.

The basic and most important differences between both education system is math. Indian schools start teaching mathematics like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in elementary school. It is given a lot of importance and is must for students who major science. Whereas in United States people are   so flexible that a lot of students who major sciences in college do not opt for calculus in high school. In United States, students can choose classes in high school and colleges. They can change major midway through college, so students are more aware of the career. However, the downside is that students in the US can avoid taking courses which are hard. The American education system is designed in such a way that the teachers do not hurt the self esteem of students, so it is easy for students to pass a class. People are so frustrated about the fact that immigrants are taking over the country's hi-tech jobs, but very few can understand the reasons why this is happening. However the flip side is that the Indian education system is very hard on kids and people completely ignore their feelings, opinion and ambitions. Kids from the age of 3 are pushed to study hard and non-performers are treated as dolts by parents and society. Students there are taught to memorize things, for example they learn multiplication tables in elementary school,...