The Pros And Cons Of Corporal Punishment

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Physical control marks on the students’ minds for a long time. Some say that this could teach rule-breaking students to be better individuals, but some would say otherwise. Corporal punishment is the causation of physical pain to a person, or in this case, to a student. This started since the middle Ages when whipping became a punishment for minor crimes. In the late 20th century, that is the time where teachers started to do corporal punishment to children.
There are different kinds of punishment given to students in schools. The most common one would be yelling and humiliating the student in front of the class. Some would result to spanking a student with a paddle or a stick. Some would let them kneel on peas or kneel for a long period of time to learn their lesson. Some of the reasons why corporal punishment is applied to some students are because of their disobedience, unfinished home works, and physical fights in the campus.
On an article by (Rico and Rodriguez, 2012), a 19-year old named Jonathan Ramos recalls his memories of his teacher’s way of discipline. When he was in third grade, his teacher would curse them daily, which made him learn how to curse. He said that he thought that his teacher’s cursing is a normal thing because she was their teacher in all of their subjects. He didn’t know that this is something that the authorities should handle. He added that every time he and his classmates were cleaning the room, his teacher would tell them that no one is

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