Thus, a bad school performance already is reason for starting bullying against those who do not have good grades. The other children give them pejorative nicknames and isolate them from the rest of the students. This makes the school is torture for this type of student. They end up not putting up the pressure and drop out of school. Another critical point to highlight is the transition to the elementary school to middle school when the school changes the system of having only one teacher to have several teachers and rotations classrooms and colleagues.
The reasons are: a student’s right to their opinion and having a school safe environment for the students” (Caruso 86). Many students feel angry towards schools for perusing school uniforms because many feel they express themselves only through their clothes. Students that feel they cannot express their style through clothes at school may later on rebel against the school and their parents. Uniforms to some may feel uncomfortable and may not be universal to all body styles. If students feel apprehensive about how they are dressed then the learning discontinues in the classrooms.
There are many reasons why students lack motivation. They may be uncomfortable in their learning environment. The learning material could be difficult to relate to and therefore seem boring. If a student is disorganized, he or she may not have the motivation to organize materials and refocus. If students have their minds focused on societal issues and affairs, their priorities will not be staying focused in school and attaining success in the classroom.
If a teacher sees your grades are bad a lot of the time they automatically assume you’re a bad kid. The same goes for getting a job. It would be very hard for you to be hired if you have bad grades, because they automatically assume you are not ready for the responsibility of a job. Along with that label comes competition. Like in sports people would begin to group you and categorize you, but instead of A team B team, and so on it would be Straight A kids, A’s and B’s kids, C average kids, and Failing kids.
The common core state standard creates extra pressure on teachers, puts our students at a true disadvantage, and removes parent involvement from our student’s education. Teachers are our hidden gems. Although not treated as such, they are a resource that is overlooked and underappreciated. In my opinion, there are three types of teachers: The driven teacher with a passion to educate students, the... ... middle of paper ... ...repeat itself. With the new standards our children may take a test that seems confusing and they may even get a little discouraged by feeling that they have no knowledge over the subject when they truly do/ Is that what the common core was created for?
"” Stress from theses tests have become so common that there are now instructions on how to deal with it. It is no longer just taking the test for students, but learning to preform under the stress and anxiety brought by the test. “Critical thinking cannot be tested accurately using standardized tests. Also many students who have grasped the main topics and concord the materials have not scored well on these tests due to stress anxiety.” A student is made up of more than just a number, for each student has creativity and personality that can never be measured by a standardized test. A student may be failing a class but it is the most challenging class in the school.
The book Readicide by Kelly Gallagher is the ugly truth of the policies adopted in the school system to prioritized test taking strategies for the most part of the day and killing the enjoyment of students reading. The author points out that students’ reading has shifted negatively and the reading percentage has decreased. Students hate to read and classic novels are slowly vanishing from classrooms. The findings to Gallagher’s discoveries are research based and heartbreaking as the movement of standardized testing has been reinforced in most states. There are too many standards to teach and teachers are held accountable for students testing performance.
Chapter six states that students with disabilities have a tougher time finishing their education rather than non-disability students. Another problem encountered in the classrooms is the teacher not letting the students have a voice especially when you expect them to follow the rules and daily routine. That type of teaching is called sham inquiry which does not educate the kids but just to keep them busy. Besides the sham inquiry there are different reasons for including students in regular classrooms one it’s expensive to have separate classroom and changes the instruction. People think that special education is very unique and only qualified individuals should teach those students but that’s not true.
Teachers will attempt to prepare their students to pass the tests to their best abilities, but if there are students in the class that refuses to listen and distract other students the teachers will become stressed and stressed teacher are not as in the method they choose to teach in. When students constantly interrupt class it limits the teaching time for teachers an... ... middle of paper ... ... The No Child Left Behind Act has not saved the American education system, but the No Child Left Behind Act has corrupted the system to point teachers are stressed to the point where they can not teach efficiently and stresses students to the where they are depressed and that increases the chance of them to resort to cheating or even drop out high school (Downey, Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Works Cited Downey, Maureen . “A Decade of No Child Left Behind: A hit or a miss?” Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Many teachers fear that they are sending the students into secondary education unprepared. If these tests are meant to help students with their future, but fail so miserably at doing so then why have them at all? This is the growing question in the students, teachers and parents mind. If these are meant to help why haven’t the students seen results? Not only do students focus on a single test, but are the teachers and stress causing the students to feel stressed?