***Parents make the best teachers. Do you agree or disagree with that statement? Use specific examples and reasons to explain your answer.**
Although a parent may be a child's first teacher, this does not imply that he or she is also the child's best instructor. Firstly, a parent's ability to communicate important lessons to a child, whether through example or precept, can be ineffectual at times. To exemplify, a remiss mother may fail to educate her children about the dangers of electricity, fire, or household substances. If the child is oblivious of those dangers, the child could get injured or even get killed. In addition, this may cause grievance or demise for others as well. As a result, in this case, someone would have made a better teacher of the child, resulting in the avoidance of calamitous consequences. Secondly, another hypothetical example: a parent may fail to instruct a child on the perils of drugs. The child's welfare might be in jeopardy if the child becomes involved with drugs and has an indirect impact on the school's academic performance. Children are usually inveigled by their parents, especially with attitudes, customs, traditions, or philosophical beliefs. For instance, a child who is taught to loathe people of a different race or nationality may grow up to be a very menacing person. Sometimes, parents may also intentionally instruct their children in their preconceptions as well. Therefore, conclusions, conjecturing that parents are always the best teachers are quite prejudiced without backing up with empirical evidence.
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