Bullying In Schools What defines us as humans? What makes us all unique and different in our own special ways? The fact that we are all made differently, and sometimes those difference can cause us problems. Bullying, this is a problem that has plagued our schooling system for as long as schooling has been around, and still continues to this day. It’s in our schools, it’s at home, it’s in our businesses, the act of bullying needs to be brought to an end.
Bullying can happen mostly in schools bullying provides a vent for the pent-up feelings of anger and distress. The tools of bullying include: hitting, hurting, damaging belongings, bribery, ridicule, threats, shouting, sarcasm, withholding food, liberty, money etc, bully will be as deeply unhappy as the person he/she is bullying, and both children will need assistance to deal with their issues. Children will need Unconditional love, a positive approach to behaviour, an encouragement of learning a well defined set of appropriate boundaries, healthy living environments, friendly open communication, trust and
Being said, students spend most of their time at school, it is the most common place where bullying takes place, especially in middle school. It is becoming a trouble as it is interfering with the student’s academics during school. Bullying is a school matter, school administrators need to deal with situations, and have regulations to create a safe environment for all students. In the article of “School Bullying Declines, Federal Government Says” by Mike Kennedy, strongly supports the idea of helping bullied victims. Research shows students who are a victim struggle in school and would often skip class, furthermore are more likely to abuse drugs and alcohol, be depressed and are at higher risk of committing suicide (Kennedy).
An average student would spend hours on schoolwork a day, which can be very stressful. A high school student will use half of their day around school relation. Almost all elementary to high school students will likely to agree that homework should not be assigned. The majority of students complain about homework yet teachers don’t usually understand why. While homework gives benefits to students, unnecessary homework should not be assigned due to the fact that there are enough school hours, it consumes time, and the development of poor health is encouraged.
This happens a lot to other people. McPherson stated in his book Stressed Out in school that homework, “Creates Stress and anxiety.” (McPherson 40). No one should have to have this stress and anxiety at such a young age. Another example is In the article “List of homework should be banned pros and cons,” it says ,“Student’s minds and abilities are tested all day in school, which can be very draining. When they come home, they need to be able to relax and pursue other interests.
Based on the class discussions most of the students agreed that senior year is just as important as the other grade levels, however, some students said homework wasn’t important. Senior year, for most students, is the year they look forward to the most because they get more opportunities. Coming from Walter Kirn, senior year is, “...an adolescent Mardi Gras.” In that case, if high schools were to get rid of senior year, teachers would still have to teach the required curriculum that would of been taught senior year. Therefore, that information would have to be taught to the students in the three years of high school. Students wouldn’t be able to fail any classes, because the teachers would have to rush through sections or chapters in order to have to teach all of the curriculum for the year.
They think they have a right to cheating because they are under pressure and frustrated with their school work so they get disrespectful towards teachers and staff when they get caught. Causing the problems with staff and other students. It is most frequent now to catch a student cheating on a test(Hensley). Students tend to cheat off of others papers when they are under pressure. Mostly when they are challenged with a topic they do not know.
“Part of the problem, I think, was that we were desegregating with- out any regard whatsoever for if that particular child belonged in that particular class” (Carpenter, 2008, p. 136). Now that is a major challenge, placing students in the wrong setting of classes, can be damaging to the students. Regardless of the age group you work with in classrooms, there are disruptive behaviors which occur in the classroom. My opinion has always been depending on how you handle them will set
What is the most important accountability issue the teacher faces and how are they responding to this professional responsibility? Mrs. Anderson said she is held accountable in many different ways if a student is/isn’t making progress. She said typically at this age when students aren’t making progress on their work they usually start the testing phase. Where they test students for any kind of learning disabilities. They said typically with the students for being so young it’s hard to pin point what exactly it is why the student isn’t learning.
This year I tutored middle school students. I contributed by always managing to make it whenever I didn’t work and by helping students do their best. My goals last semester was for us to communicate better, we had trouble communicating with the teacher. As a group we didn’t really feel acquainted to her and it was hard for us to communicate. This was one of our challenges because she wasn’t the best person to talk to.
Asperger 's Syndrome is difficult to live with. It affects me in all aspects of life. In school, I have great difficulty communicating in groups (for example, Socratic Seminars); I either fail to speak up, misunderstand what someone is talking about, or ignore the entire discussion. This failure to follow through has drastically affected my grade and I immediately knew I needed to change my behavior, and fast. As I entered high school, with the help of my parents and prior experience, my social skills have steadily improved, and I began to work as a group.
It creates an obsession with test scores as a chief “accountably” metric for students, educators and schools. This system has led to the exams becoming an end instead of a means to an end. For instance, according the Joh Holt, within the learning environment “the air practically vibrates with suspicion and anxiety, the child learns to live in a daze, saving his energies for those small parts of his life that are too trivial for the adults to bother with, and thus remain his.” (E) This represents the crucial and harsh environment students experience when facing tests. It puts unnecessary stress on the minds of students and degrades their self worth into nothing. These systems of compulsory secondary schools can all too often resemble prisons.” (A) “It is a rare child who can come through his schooling with much left of his curiosity, his independence or his sense of his own dignity, competence and worth.” (E) The standardized testing system evidently shows the negative effect on the morale of the students.