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Too Much Homework, Too Little Time
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It's all over the news: kids are spending a lot of time on homework. And, according to some, it's way too much. With the current emphasis on high-stakes testing, educators are trying to do more with less, which can result in an overabundance of... (more »)
The Homework Revolution This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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A young girl sits at her desk, reviewing her homework assignments for the evening. English: read three chapters and write a journal response. Math: complete 30 problems, showing all work. Science: do a worksheet, front and back. French: study... (more »)
The Student Life
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Dreams, hopes, and goals. Fears, anxiety, and tension. The student is one of the kind. As we continue the dreading and exciting journey of life, we will experience more than just heartbreaks and friendships. We will learn. We will succeed.... (more »)
Take a Second Look
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At first glance you may only see a group a trees in the early morning, with the dim, blue sky in the background. You may be able to imagine the surroundings as this picture was being captured; the minty wind biting my bare, vulnerable arms, the... (more »)
Methods of Motivation
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My heart is pounding faster. My palms are getting sweaty. My eyes are darting frantically around the lightless room, my throat is squeezing in on itself, I can’t swallow. I can’t breathe. I can’t think. Door! My legs jolt from beneath and... (more »)
The Only Way Forward
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The track is simple: pre-school, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, high school, and college next. As high school students, this seems to be universally understood as the one and only path to our future, but why does it have to be?... (more »)
Do We Know Why? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
High school students are plunged into extracurricular activities, jobs, and valuable educational experiences as well as their studies. We are preparing for our futures as doctors, members of Congress, perhaps even the next Bill Gates or Martha... (more »)
School or Sleep. Why must we choose?
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In a country that is searching for answers as to why its children are not performing at top capacity, it seems fairly obvious that one of those answers may be found in the time at which they start their school day. For any parent who has looked... (more »)
Yay! ...More Homework
Homework: one of the most dreaded tasks of a high school student. It is long, arduous, highly time-consuming and painful, especially essays. Swamped with homework, students work into the late hours of night and into the early hours of the... (more »)
Students Should Sleep Soundly over Summers
As a student I find that every summer I am stuck reading a random book that I probably will not like. Then I am forced to write a report that I never actually think about. It always goes fast because I am so concerned with going outside and... (more »)
Enter School
Life starts out good, you cry, they feed you, you smile they take a picture, first words, first steps all very memorable, everything is going great. Then what do they do? Put you in School!! Pre-k through second grade is a piece of cake. Third... (more »)
Motivated, or Overachieving?
Everyone has the occasional classmate who hands in their work a week ahead of time, stapled neatly and perhaps even enclosed in a shiny new plastic folder adorned with the title and date of the assignment in... (more »)
What would the world be like without school?
The world without schools would be an amazing place for children but on the other hand no so much for parents, and bosses for jobs. Many kids would be so happy to not have to wake up early in the morning, immediately start their day, do homework,... (more »)
Homework and it's Destructive Affects
Homework isn’t good for students. Sometimes it feels like all I do is homework and studying. For what, to still get bad grades from spending way to much time on it. From my experience I have had way to much to a point where I would get home and... (more »)
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Should students have to get a 2.0 to get their...
Grades for license. That’s what some schools are saying to there students. The schools that are doing this are requiring them to have a 2.0gpa to get there license. In a attempt to raise grades. Which means if you are having hard time in school... (more »)
Holidays: Times of Happiness
Part of every teenager’s high school is dealing with hardships. Whether it is hard class work, homework or issues with peers, everyday we deal with pressure. One of the difficulties we should never be dealing with however, is religious... (more »)
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