Brainstorming: why should recess time be much longer? (Introduction:…
Brainstorming: why should recess time be much longer?
Revision for quizzes
Teachers don't give students enough time to revise therefore, most students are failing there quizzes even though they studied
Recess time allows students to share knowledge and clear questions .
If the recess was that long students would not be late for the next class
If recess time was longer they would be more responsible to attend the next class
A study shows that 88.5% of students in would be more responsible to attend the next class
Lack of exercise
68% of students who attend schools with shorter break time have been diagnosed with obesity
Students need fresh air and to stretch their muscles after sitting for so long.
If recess time is longer 95.5% of students will attend classes earlier
Researchers showed that more recess time actually helps kids learn better in school.
"I absolutely believe they would have recess. I'm an liaison for the school, and I'm the one who's advocating for recess." - kathy king
"my kids started coming home from school in tears a few years ago, complaining that the day had been too long and that they’d had no time to play with friends." - Angela Browning, founder of Recess for All Florida Students
Do you think that short recess time would let students stay focused on class ?
Can you imagine students sleeping constantly during class?
"when I was in elementary school I suffered from obesity, in our school we had a lack of exercise because our recess was really short, and we barely had enough time to eat, as soon as I transferred to a school with a longer recess, we had enough time to eat and play sports I went back to a normal healthy weight"
A long recess is a waste of time
It's free time for students to cause trouble