There is a debate between different sources on whether or not students should be getting paid for good grades. The issue is that people are being influenced by others who all agree with the claim that students should be getting paid for good grades. Although there are many claims as to why students should not be paid for good grades. One being that students should simply want to learn for themselves and their own growth. Another reason is that children would be working for money, not education when it should be the other way around to later on in life get good money and a good job.
Getting good grades is already hard enough, and the pressure will not help their cause. According to the National Education Association, (NEA) “Many teachers also say paying students for grades leads to practical problem in their classroom, including pressure to inflate grades.” This could help your child double check his/her answers. However, you are also giving your child anxiety. Anxiety could lead to your child getting depressed and later killing him/herself. Suicide is not a joke.
Not to mention the donor would be taking a valuable gift from the child, this will also lead to practical problems in the classroom, and think what were to happen if the money stopped coming in? Kids should not be paid for good grades because the donor would be taking a special gift from children, can lead to practical problems, and what if the money stopped coming in? One reason paying students for good grades is a bad idea is because the giver would be taking a gift from children. Your probably thinking “what do you mean?” Kids are naturally gifted to want to learn without money as motivation. The source would Edward Deci
Practitioners should make sure that when they are teaching they do not have favourites in the classroom that always get awards or treats because they are the teachers favourite. It’s important that they don’t do this because the other children will feel left out and that they are not good enough because they don’t get any praise in the classroom. They will also not want to do anything good because they don’t get any attention if they do so they won’t see the point. Also they may start behaving inappropriately because if they do they will get attention that way instead. Practitioners should have an awareness of gender roles.
Standardized testing is an issue with students fearful to fail the tests, with all the pressure and tension on them to overcome this predicament, as well as teachers ' jobs being in jeopardy. Most students from lower income families are at a disadvantage with this setup and groundwork for standardized tests, such as the SAT. A wealthier, more affluent family can buy higher quality and superior preparation books. Students even turn to various methods such as cheating, in order to overcome the tests. Another bad example of the aftermath of standardized testing is cramming, which some might do as a result of the lack of concern with studies.
The thought of bills adding up and not having enough money can cause anyone to feel stressed. If you are a parent, then you want the best education possible for your child. You want for them to go to the best school, get the best grades they possibly can and succeed in all their ventures. It’s hard to fulfil those wants if you simply cannot afford it. There’s enough stress in the average persons daily life and paying for an education should not add to it.
If all the students are worried about is getting good grades to get those scholarships, then they are in school for the wrong reason. I believe that the point of going to school is to learn material not to take the easy route to satisfy yourself by getting good grades. I would rather fail something and learn from it, than pass with flying colors and not learn anything at all just because I wanted the money. Yes there is more of a reward for getting good grades rather than learning the material but what are you really getting out of it if you are not learning anything. Rags to riches, which means you might be the rag and at the bottom while you are in school, but if you learn something in school and work hard you while eventually be on the rich side of things.
Accordingly, paying students for good grades lower self-esteem when they don’t succeed in what they desire to succeed in. When considering the choice of paying children for good grades to not paying kids, the choice should definitely be to not pay kids for good grades. Nevertheless, kids have lower academic performances, and rewards are given when the student actually deserves it. The students that want to obtain rewards is different from students who know they will earn the honors. Students shouldn’t obtain money for good grades, as in the long run, it will influence
Many people assume that students that apply a 'dominating force ' towards their school work have honourable grades, though it some cases this is false. This is because the stress from overstudying causes students to slack and become anxious. When examination time arrives, students will not be capable of concentrating. Therefore, the stress of overstudying will mentally affect middle schoolers causing them to be unsuccessful in academics. Overstudying will affect middle schoolers by causing them to behave poorly and roughly.
Proponents see standardized testing as a way of making testing more efficient and effective by minimizing cost and increasing people’s accountability for their performance in the system. Opponents on the other hand argue that the systems has limitations based on its very nature on what can be tested and as a result of these standards needing to be met sacrifice some very important aspects of students education experience as well as force onto students and teachers a one size fits all model that has failed to deliver on its promises. After having reviewed all the evidence in detail it becomes clear to me that standardized testing is not an effective system for educating students and does more bad than good