By: paul garcia should school days be shorter background information pro's statistics con's summary citations our average school day is 8 hours long. What's to gain with a longer school day some say extending learning hours will narrow the achievement gap, help working families, and improve motivation. Some politicians think that children should stay at school for longer each day they say it would be up to schools to decide exactly how much longer the school day should be but it may not just be for more lessons - they want school to become a better experience, so there could be other activities. Should school days be shorter jump to media player many schools in england are choosing to make their teaching day shorter, after. England's schoolchildren should have shorter holidays and spend more time in the classroom, michael gove said on thursday the education secretary called for longer school days and term times, warning that the current system is out of date and fit for the agricultural economy of the 19th century.
The academic year should not be longer than what it already is because it would bring on a great deal of stress for the school student than what they already have college school is already too much for students right now when teachers go through their studies, they rush through them to try to complete the textbooks i don't think it has to do with completing the texts as much as it should. Extended school day and year initiatives schools are continuously seeking out innovative ways to close widening achievement gaps and meet national accountability standards as some studies show that decreased classroom time can be a cause of poor student performance, educators and policymakers are considering extending school days and years as a strategy for school. 5 reasons kids need longer recess at school by kathleen blanchard g+ dec 31 2012 - 4:12pm advertisement the american academy of pediatrics (aap) highlights the importance of recess for school kids that is just as important as learning math or the alphabet one reason, according to the experts is that socialization that comes from.
Underperforming schools are raising student-performance levels by lengthening their school day from six-and-a-half hours to eight concerns over how to successfully improve failing schools have lead researchers to look at the benefits of longer days with a more varied curriculum. As longer school days become more popular, educators are making sure that additional time is more than just change for change's sake. The typical american school day lasts about eight hours that’s long enough to squeeze in reading, writing, ’rithmatic, and a handful of other subjects but it may not be enough for students to truly get ahead a recent report by the center for american progress, a progressive washington think.
Say nay to a longer school day april 7, 2010 by pantsman, new york, ny more by this author image credit: cassandra z, sunnyvale, ca summer vacation is one of the most american traditions in our nation, being up there with baseball, hot dogs, and even apple pie whether it be summer camp, swimming in a. Lengthening the school day ought to be an attractive proposition burdened by a shorter school year, our students not only learn less than they otherwise would, but are also forced to spend more time relearning concepts they previously learned but. Washington (ap) — open your notebooks and sharpen your pencils school for thousands of public school students is about to get quite a bit longer five states were to announce on monday that they will add at least 300 hours of learning time to the calendar in some schools starting in 2013.
The school day should not be made longer most schools already require an 8-hour day that is the equivalent of a full time job for many people. Here i compare a long and short school day, as i believe that this will answer the question “should the school years be longer but the days shorter. American schoolkids attend school for fewer days than children in other educationally advanced countries, a situation president obama said monday needs to change “i think we should have a longer school year,” obama said in response to a question from the today show’s matt lauer during a white. School officials explore the possibilities of longer day that headline caught my attention as i expect it would most education support professionals (esps) and teachers while most school days average 65 hours, the article said that maynard academy in cambridge, massachusetts was experimenting.
Extending school hours may be a cornerstone of future reform, one that president obama argues would elevate us education standards closer to those of other countries according to an abc news report, the president has said that america's 180-day school -- compared to a 243-day year in japan for. In math, three percent of students scored at or above grade level in a school with a longer day, compared with one percent for a low performing school and an average of one percent for other schools (brett 1) this information is one example of many studies that illustrate that long school days have a great positive impact on school performance the main school. No i do not think a longer school calendar is a good idea because we need to have time off of school and not have to wake up early and have school for a whole day and what about holidays like christmas we wont have vacations so there for i think we should not have a longer calendar nicholas|msmhs|mccann december.
Lessons from a longer school day (and year) by bolgen vargas & sandra a parker july 7, 2015 printer-friendly email article reprints comments when it comes to economic decline, rochester, ny, tells a story that should be familiar to many urban educators three decades ago, our city was a manufacturing boomtown anchored by. The main push for a longer school day stems from a desire to give youngsters more time to raise their learning to new levels, but after-school programs — unlike most extended regular school days — may not focus solely on academics some proponents maintain that students need a break from academics furthermore, it is simply less. Recommended posts alternative to fegli option b recent posts alcoholism and verbal abuse hyponatremia and alcoholism.