Likewise, due to the scarcity of opportunities they have access, children and young people are willing to endure high risks involved engage in illegal activities in exchange for benefits in the short term. To illustrate this point, Charles Leadbeater It introduces Juanderson, a young man who left school to devote himself to the drug business at the age of 14 years. Once completed the age of 16, this was already responsible for the distribution in 10 favelas, employed 200 people, earned $200,000 a week and had a high probability of only live up to 25 years. Can I use strategies to help young people learn in circumstances such as these? A first conclusion is that recipes that really work does not resemble anything to school normally known as. The school is essentially based on push students through the different stages of instruction. The set of what is learned contents in the teaching curriculum, skills, systems and other aspects are pressured into the heads of children and young people.
This approach is useless in this context. The solution lies in attracting students toward learning. How can this be achieved? It is necessary to motivate them to acquire knowledge and this You can be achieved in two ways: through the extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. The first of these refers to the students are motivated to learn something if it is receiving a benefit from doing so. You must make it clear that traditional schooling system delivers a benefit for people, but this is manifested in the long term usually finishing high school and get a good score in the exam for admission to higher education. They must wait many years and it is only profitable if you can continue studying and then get a job. It is long if you are poor and have daily needs like brothers who care or a family business which help.