On the face of it the terms book smart and street smart simply differentiate between people who went to university and those who figured it all out on their own ie attended the school of hard. Why are book smart people considered as “nerds” (many times, in a derogatory manner) and street smart people considered as “imaginary smart” yes, i’ll admit that at one time, i thought book smart was the only way to be. Book smart vs street smart in the article, “hidden intellectualism,” gerald graff discusses the topic of book smart versus street smart being street smart means having interest in other activities more than in school work, while being book smart is the complete opposite of that. Street smart vs book smart people which is really the smartest 10players news tells it like it is. What's more valuable: street smarts or book smarts the ladies of the real share their views, in this girl chat.
To get and keep a good paying job, you need both “street smarts” and “book smarts” the combination of practical knowledge and explicit knowledge is the key to a successful career. In the article, “hidden intellectualism,” gerald graff discusses the topic of book smart versus street smart being street smart means having interest in other activities more than in school work, while being book smart is the complete opposite of that. The youth made key distinctions between being book smart vs street smart this distinction is a direct challenge by the youth to the dominant discourse of smartness or book smarts as it operates in schools. Probably best to have both but lacking that street smarts is betterhowever book smart people have a little club of educated fools they are part of, a piece of paper is needed for membership.
Book smarts vs street smarts david a gershaw, phd our iq tests are adequate predictors of how well a person will do in school, but they are less effective in predicting how well a person will do in the real world . The general definition of book smart is someone who is intelligent and very well educated academically however, the term is usually used to contrast and compare with another term known as street smartthe stereotype of a book smart person is someone who is upper-class and well educated but less knowledgeable when it comes to handling important situations faced in bad neighborhoods and lower. This blog — by virtue of its name — leaves no stone unturned to prove that street smarts influence even the elite harvard professors in the debate of book smarts vs street smarts i’ve plethora of examples to cite why you want to become a street smart. More officers need that street smartness over book smartness what knowledge you got up in your head can only get you so far what knowledge you got from experience can get you a lot further. Street smarts are excellent, then you know how to handle yourself in any situation me: i'm thankful to have both i had to use my street smarts to find a way to pay for the added book smarts (college tuition was a bh.
Are you better at hitting the books, or do you know the world for what it is personality school world life smarts report » discussion 42 » follow author » share quiz are you book smart or street smart ashley 1 5 in the end, is college really worth it yes i mean, getting a degree is what will get you into a good career sure. Most people who are street smart aren’t very book smart and vice versa growing up, i was very street smart but not so book smart in any situation, i was capable enough to handle myself or to figure out things on the go. Street smart in the article, “hidden intellectualism,” gerald graff discusses the topic of book smart versus street smart being street smart means having interest in other activities more than in school work, while being book smart is the complete opposite of that.
Street smarts refer to the tactical knowledge you gain through experience whereas book smarts relate to what you learn in school there are certain skills you need to become successful in life. As i said, i definitely feel that i am more of a book smart individual than a common sense smart kind of person to give an example: i started college when i was 16 but struggled with the pretzel-making machine at an amusement park summer job. The debate over higher education for american police officers began as early as 1829 when robert peele made reference to the need for a professionally trained police force.
Book smart or street smart, we have to put effort into becoming smarter intelligence, on the other hand, is something with which you are born your iq is a measurement of your intelligence, and doesn’t change because it is a measure of your ability to learn. Most people spend a small fortune on a college education for book smarts - but when you get in the real world, you must also have street smarts. Book smart vs street smart who will win there is a need of both in this world because we need smart presidents to make decision like “street smarts” that aren’t educated, haven’t graduated, or can survive circumstances. One of the greatest keys to balancing book smarts and street smarts is knowing that you are your own best asset to be an asset, you need to think outside the box and on a global scale to be an asset, you need to think outside the box and on a global scale.
In a way, while having book smarts relies on learning and holding on to facts, street smarts relies more on the practical uses of information that has already been acquired. They were smart enough to bring in eric schmidt to be chairman and ceo when the business took off schmidt was the former ceo of novell and cto of sun microsystems a phd, schmidt is a man of. A “street smart” may not good at academic work, but they do have their thoughts at a lot of other field although the “street smarts” are really smart, their teachers have some problem to teach them. When it comes to smartness, it can be divided down into two broad categories one is book smarts whereas the other is street smarts book smarts refer to the education, schooling and other kinds of knowledge that one has acquired it solely is a theoretical understanding of facts or ideas.
In the end, though the street smart folks made an impressive showing, it was a book smart contestant who walked away with the prize in real life, it's harder to say who comes out on top. Book smarts without street smarts creates inapplicable solutions, but, as someone else said before me, street smarts without book smarts makes us repeat history people go through different phases in life too.