Is the year-round school calendar more effective academically than the tradition

Jump to Last Post 1-4 of 4 discussions (7 posts)
  1. Shelly McRae profile image81
    Shelly McRaeposted 6 years ago

    Is the year-round school calendar more effective academically than the traditional school calendar?

    Cite personal experience and/or studies to support your opinion.

  2. MrMaranatha profile image77
    MrMaranathaposted 6 years ago

    Homeschooling Year Round...  with strategic Breaks when and where the Parent sees a need for it....  Those Breaks then being used also for learning... like vacation type sightseeing and learning about the world around them...  Other than that... School is school and kids are kids... they will do whatever they are allowed to get away with.

  3. TripleAMom profile image86
    TripleAMomposted 6 years ago

    I don't believe that year round school is more effective.  I think children need a break and various breaks throughout the school year to be more motivated.  I don't really feel they need 3 months off, but a break is important.  I do feel that children need to be encouraged to continue to learn over the summer to keep skills fresh.  I wrote a hub on fun ways to encourage learning over the summer.  I also enjoy being able to spend the time with my children during the summer months.

  4. nightwork4 profile image61
    nightwork4posted 6 years ago

    since as far as i know there is no year round schools, using personal experience is a bit difficult and as for studies, how would they know if it hasn't happened yet? all i can say is i refuse to take away my kids childhood in a quest for more education. why anyone in their right mind would want to make kids go to school all year round is beyond me.

    1. MrMaranatha profile image77
      MrMaranathaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I tend to agree with you.. and Homeschooling offered the ideal curriculums (several are A+++) and chances to take breaks and still use them for education... Kids love it... they get to be kids... and they get to learn from everything they do...

    2. Shelly McRae profile image81
      Shelly McRaeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Hello, nightwork4. There are numerous year-round schools in my area in Phoenix, and throughout the state. It's an ongoing debate and I was curious as to what others outside my community thought.

    3. MrMaranatha profile image77
      MrMaranathaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Need to make a point on this though... Although I consider home school best... and Homeschooling is year round by nature with breaks as the parent sees fit... I do NOT agree with Public Schooling in a Year Round format.  Kids still need to be kids.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)