Only focusing on math, reading, and writing will not help students in their future lives, yes they are helpful things to have a knowledge of, but they are not the only things students need to have knowledge of in order to succeed. Also Teaching students to be good test takers does not help them to be prepared for adult life. ("Standardized Tests - ProCon.org." ProConorg Headlines. N.p., n.d.
(Gandy). Although she makes the point that standardized testing does show results for areas of improvement, she does not acknowledge why these tests are controversial, and why some students already start at a disadvantage. People forget that teachers and administrators work for students; this means young children. Students, especially young children, must aim to be strong readers in order to survive in society. Everyday people are mislead and taken advantage of because of poor literacy skills.
A lot of individuals believe standardized testing should be put to the end, and that students shouldn 't have to stress over these tests. The standardized tests bring a lot of stress to the students because they are pressured to perform well on the tests. If they don’t perform well on the tests and can lower their self confidence and cause them to give up on school because they believe they are not smart enough because they didn’t get a high score on their tests. As for teachers, they get stuck with having to teach for the test and not teaching students deeper understanding of a subject. The standardized testing is not fair and accurate because they evaluate students knowledge without thinking of other circumstances.
Standardized testing, a common method of gauging a student’s ability since the invention of school itself. Over the years it has served its purpose well, but is it time to make a change? I say yes. Although a decent and simple method, today’s modern world leaves us with many superior options to replace it with. These many alternatives are left unexplored and ultimately unutilized in exchange for a flawed yet experienced system.
If we not only let but encourage children and young adults to kill life because we somehow ‘need’ it for science, those who are concerned argues that it might bring about the perspective of life as a tool, as something we can take away if needed. This, as PETA puts it, “desensitizing the students to the sanctity of life”, is a major problem considering that developing brains are the ones experiencing the dissections. This can affect value development and foster neglect, abuse, and cruelty later in life. Moreover, those who oppose dissections in schools claims that it is not even necessary. They argue that everything students need to learn in class are already in photos and diagrams, and performing the dissection just for the sake of demonstration is purely meaningless
Most of the humanity has been subjected gradually to the scientific and technological civilization. Existentialism has done more harm than good in our school in the modern society, and its impacts is as follows; • As an existentialist, they want full development of the individual individuality, and that it doesn’t fancy a one sided development of a student. It actually looks at how a student accepts who they are and trying to change it, would bring out some conflict. • They doesn’t give too much attention to objective understanding of the curriculum, instead, they dislike the over importance given to subjects like mathematics and sciences. They go to the extent of opposing the subjects also, but don’t disregard them in totality.
In conclusion, students should not be paid for grades. When considering the choices between paying or not, the undeniably right choice is to not. Students who are paid will have no drive to learn altogether. This results in students gaining little to no knowledge at all. In the future, kids who were paid for good grades will grow up knowing many terms that are not right.
Trophies are for those who strive to do better in any type of activity, whether it is a sport, extra curriculum. Studies have shown that rewarding kids just for participating can have a negative impact, producing a self-obsessed, irresponsible, and unmotivated generation of false achievers. Therefore, I agree that trophies for just participation is unnecessary and sends a message to students that you don 't have to work for what you want. Participation should be recognized not awarded. Today, trophies for participation are a given, which teaches children that no matter what that they do they are always winners which is not realistic.
An author Patti Smith once mentioned “Please, no matter how we advance technologically, please don't abandon the book. There is nothing in our material world more beautiful than the book." This sentence shows how the technology is ruining the child’s brain .The technology is meant for the brain development of a child. But it is affecting the child in such a way that the children are focused towards using technology in their studies rather than exploring themselves. For instance, to write an essay on a particular subject the children are running towards the net to browse that topic rather than think themselves or take an advice from elders.
We learn many theoretical problems throughout our schooling, only to use them to pass the test, or to graduate, but we aren 't able to apply these lessons to our lives after graduation. These complicated word problems and odd equations just sit in the back of our heads to collect dust once we become adults. We have the skills to comprehend them and solve them, but we don’t need useless information, we need information we can use throughout our lives. Wisdom is often overlooked in schooling it 's just something teachers, or professors expect us to have already grasped, but without any prior knowledge this is impossible. These students are asking questions, they 're hungry for answers, but when the only answers they get are “just