Can there be a much more useless subject than history, everything that you learn about has already happened and is in the past. It is often a long way in the past and you can’t even go and talk to people who participated in that bit of history. History is also difficult to teach, it is both vast a
One person, one vote is often a rallying cry for democracy activists. Everyone should have representation. But should everyone have equal representation? It would seem obvious that everyone should have the same say. Equality should be sacrosanct in a democracy should it not? There are however reason
Many parts of Martin Luther King’s dream have come true, or much closer to fruition. The dream of ending segregation has been fulfilled and there is equal rights for all races. The USA and much of the world has moved a long way towards Kings wish that people should “not be judged by the color of
There should be a limit on homework. As in only a certain amount of assignments per subject. There is a section in school agenda's that tell us how much time each grade should spend on homework every day/week. But realistically, some students are getting WAY to much homework while other stud
Kettles use a lot of electricity, particularly as many of us boil more water than we need to make our cup. We also often let our beverage go cold and then make some more, after all no one likes cold tea or coffee. So we waste yet more electricity, instead we should stuff it in the microwave to rehea
Research supports the premise that longer school days improve the overall quality of instruction which can be provided for students. In countries where the school day is longer students gain superior results on standardised tests. It stands to reason that more hours face to face with studen
Today jobs for children seem to be restricted to doing the paper round a couple of days a week. However decades ago children, even some city kids, played a large role in bringing in harvests a job now taken by migrant workers. Even five years ago many more children were doing part time jobs than the
Traffic congestion is an all too familiar bane in my country, everyday I'm stuck in traffic, amidst buses, cars, and motorbikes. It is a really uncomfortable feeling and I don't know how to get out of it. Terrible!