Furthermore, in the article “Parents Should Take Action Against Excessive Homework”, Nancy Kalish continues writing about the inadequate amount of physical activity had by students and states that too much homework causes kids to miss out on playtime which is necessary for preventing childhood obesity (Kalish n.pg.). In America, 18.4 percent of children ages 6-19 years old are obese. This issue is often due to the fact that those students have no time for any exercise. If homework did not hold back students each night, they would have extra time to use by exercising and staying healthy. Homework is greatly affecting the physical health of students of all
Dorothy Nixon, the author of the article “Fat Chance” talks about how children are becoming overweight due to the lack of exercise, and the daily distractions such as cell phones and video games in their daily lives. Although researchers in the article do not point their fingers at the parent’s, the researchers blame society’s poor advertisement of a healthy lifestyle for the children. But after agreeing with researchers on the issue, the author still thinks that it’s up the parent’s to put a stop their children weight gain; and help them lose it. Meaning taking away their distractions and make the children go out and have fun.
People may think overweight child is look so cut and it’s mean the child in a good heath. parents will not being with there child everywhere So, children should have awareness in childhood obesity. Lack of awareness make them eating unhealthy food and junk food when their parents was not there. It is hard to control everything. 1.1 .Thesis Statement Today, many children spend a lot time in video games and televisions, as a result of low active the body will receive calories more than what the child need.
Kids all over America aren't getting enough sleep and not being able to give there full potential. There has been study's showing that this is affecting the students a lot. This is making kids tired in school so they don't focus as much. Because of the lack of sleep, kids grades are also decreasing. This is affecting there education and could possibly impact there SAT scores ,and maybe even not get them into a college they want to go to.
In “Fat Chance,” freelance writer Dorothy Nixon contemplates parental responsibility and our sedentary modern lifestyle by providing information on how childhood obesity is starting to become a big problem in North America. According to Nixon, kids are not devouring their food more; they are just lacking any physical activity. The childhood obesity epidemic is caused by children eating badly, not exercising, and by watching TV or playing video games. When Nixon claims that children lack self-esteem, they become overweight adults and will eventually develop health problems such as diabetes. Studies show that parents are responsible for their kids becoming obese.
Glossophobia or Atychiphobia fits them much better. Athletes tend to be more of an extrovert type, especially during the school day. They can never sit still, which could be due to their ADHD, but I think it’s just boredom. Athletes don’t care how to take the square root of sixteen, because it won’t ever be used in one of their sports. On the weekends athletes continue their social trend and go to parties with all of the popular girls after their games, while nerds sit at home and play video
Video games screen time for children at this day and age should be limited because of the negative effects like addiction and loss of social skills hampering their future opportunities. Illustrated by Chris Bergman in the article Don’t Limit Your Teen’s Screen Time stated that “my parents believed I’d fry my brain for the love of videogames, so I was limited to an hour of screen time before dinner”. (Bergman.1) This specifically shows that the author himself had his screen time limited, so when Bergman is saying video games “helped me me realize my career in technology” (Bergman.1), isn’t he arguing that even though my screen time is limited I still got to realize my ambition for technologies? Additionally, would Bergman have realized his career
Just like in the first paragraph, humans need at least seven to eight hours of sleep to be able to focus in class. Some people may say, well if kids didn’t have curfews they could stay up late studying and doing work. Well the truth is, how many kids would actually stay up and take the time to study when they could play video games and stay on the phone at night instead? Lack of sleep equals lack of energy in the morning, drowsiness during school, and bad grades. Adults get fired if they come to work dragging around and not doing anything.
Less Screen Time Makes for a Better Teen “Today, children and teenagers spend more than seven and a half hours a day using smartphones, computers, televisions and other electronic screens.” (Jones). Too much screen time is having an adverse effect on teens’ everyday lives. Since they have to sit down and watch TV or sit down to play video games they are not getting enough daily activity. Also spending time on devices instead of homework is bringing their grades down. Lastly teens are having difficulty communicating with people in the real world.
Technology such as the electronic tablets schools are considering to purchase can cause many headaches, and use students time on things such as sitting on their bed with their device. Us humans are now addicted to our phones and laptops not realizing how much our world is changing around us. Thus, schools shouldn 't purchase electronic devices for each student. In schools, teachers have access to many different sources on websites and ebooks. However, why do the students need to be provided with devices such as tablets?