Avoiding School Violence
News articles and segments today often contain topics and incidents of school violence. The unfortunate thing is that most people just brush it off and take such news for granted. These people do not even care even if the issue is getting worst as the days pass by. As with any problem, ignorance is never a solution. Everybody must be informed that school violence any kind of violent behavior that often posses as harmful to both students and teachers in the school.
School violence is caused by a lot factors, and knowledge about these will help reduce or prevent cases of school violence. Gone are the days of students being contented with just going to school and learning something new. In today’s era, a lot of students who are experiencing stress with their studies resort to do activities that create a nuisance in class, and even goes to a point where they harm other students and even the teachers. These kinds of activities are commonly known as school violence.
In today’s social structure, every parent wants their child to be on top and successful. With a very strict competition between students, they suffer from severe stress and depression. Majority of the parents also have high expectations of their children that they forget to remember that children are only capable of doing that is within the capacity of their abilities. This in turn forces a student to study harder just to meet this expectation, and thus experiences a high degree of pressure. Extreme stress, depression and pressure in time will force a student to go commit suicide or even commit acts of violence against his classmates and teachers. With that said we can positively say that parents play a very important role in controlling or even eliminating violent behavior.
The important thing to remember is that parents are not just the catalyst that makes a child become violent, but they are also the source of the cure in correcting such violent behaviors. Parent’s can prevent a child into developing violent behaviors by providing them with the proper care and support that each child needs. It is imperative that each parent know about the maximum capacity their child can handle, and understand that goals are to be set according to the ability of the child. Let’s say that your child is a little bit weak when it comes to studying, then it is best not to force the child to study for a whole day but to try to figure out different ways on which the child will be able to learn with ease.
Several mediums for learning are now available to parents and children to help children learn their lessons with ease. Mediums like educational TV programs and interactive games help children learn understand their assignments all the while making it enjoyable and fun for the children. It is advisable that parents try out any one of these mediums to try and help their child with his studies.
Most of a child’s time will be spent at home and at school. In this regard, school is considered to be a child’s second home and his teachers their second parent. Teachers must now live up to this role by providing proper guidance and attention to every child. Since teachers spend more time with the children, they are able to notice things and observe certain activities a child does that a parent will never be able to see. This way, teacher may be able to prevent and eliminate any violent behavior of a child before it gets worse. As long as parents and teacher work together, incidents of school violence may be easily solved. Also, every citizen of the community are liable in providing children a good and fun atmosphere where they can grow up without any violence.
Those are just some of the ways one can do in order to prevent or eliminate school violence.