Intelligence Sept 25, 2017 20:24:08 GMT
Post by arrane on Sept 25, 2017 20:24:08 GMT
Students are likely to do better than their parents in an intelligence test as nature and nurture plays a major role in this. Both the children and parents may be from outside of Canada, but the children are more likely to learn and pick up on things are they are still at a developing age. Children have access to many educational resources that are available in Canada, but it may not be the case for their parents. Ones parents might have been born and raised in a developing country which may not have enough resources for schooling. On top of that, our parents may not have been privileged enough as us. For example, my father had to drop out of school at the age of 13, to provide food for his family. Whereas my mother came from the same country, but with a wealthier background and was well educated. But when they came to Canada, both my parents had trouble adopting to the environment and learning a whole new language all over again. The brain is typically done developing at the age, a child is more likely to pick up and learn things more easily at a younger age. Besides there are ESL classes for children whom are new comers to the country. Yes, there are adult schools and classes for newcomers, but parents don't have time for that as they must focus on financing and taking care of the family who just stepped into a totally new environment. Young children whom come into Canada, have friends, teachers, councillors, tutors, and etc. to help them out. Parents don't exactly have the same access when they have many other responsibilities.