Competition is an inherited part of our education system. Much of what we do in the Christian classrooms inadvertently includes competitive structures that actually serve to inhibit a scriptural understanding of community in general, and good learning in particular. In this paper, competition will be shown to be destructive to both learning and the creation of Christian community. As such, it will be argued that competition is dehumanizing in nature, especially in regards to its application in education.
It's been a while since I last posted, and that's because I've been busy writing an academic paper for a course I've been taking. The paper is an interesting, and I think important, one that addresses an underlying issue in schools. I'll provide the abstract for you here and then you can read the entire article by following the link underneath.
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