Why homework is not important for students?
Multiple studies have found that most students are getting too much extra assignments, leading to sleep deprivation, unhealthy levels of stress, as well as related health problems. The second reason that student should not be given homework is that they require time to rest and take their minds off school work.
Why do schools kill creativity?
In the most watched TED talk of all time, educationalist Sir Ken Robinson FRSA claims that “schools kill creativity”, arguing that “we don’t grow into creativity, we grow out of it. Or rather we get educated out of it”. Yet to Robinson, “creativity is as important as literacy and we should afford it the same status”.
Is school actually useful?
School has been known to educate people and help them get to a good college and then advance in their future. School doesn’t prepare you for real life, but actually makes you “academically smart.” These are things that you mostly don’t need to know about. The world is changing rapidly, but school hasn’t changed a bit.
Is 98 of what you learn at school a waste?
Some lifelong teachers point to the pressure of standardized test scores as a reason that school is a waste of time while others simply say that 98% of what kids learn is a waste altogether. However, many of those ideas behind learning are misguided and not based in how the brain learns.