The Benefits Of Chinese High School Students

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High school students in China have very different school lifetime than American high school student because it is common that they have a constant class timetable instead of a flexible school schedule. In American, high school students can choose their favorite class to study, and they can make their own school schedule. But in China, school administrators would formulate an identical class schedule for every same grade high school student. Many Chinese high school students really want to have a flexible school schedule because they want to control their own study life. Nevertheless, it is just a dream. In real life, Chinese high school students cannot formulate their own curriculum. Although Chinese high school students do not have a flexible …show more content…
High school students in China should get the same freedom as college students. If they can choose the class by themselves, it will be easy for them to enhance their learning interests. The freedom of choosing class is a way for high school students to learn how to respect and trust other people, and they can get some huge room for improvement when they study some interesting class (Boles, 2014). In spite of high school students are not adults, they can quickly learn how to think as adults when they have a chance to choose their own classes. Nowadays, many Chinese students choose to study in the US because they know that they can choose their own classes in the American. As Jayden (Jayden as quoted by Svoboba, 2015) said: “I want to go where I can learn whatever I want” (para.14). Western education system gives students much freedom to choose whatever they want to learn. In China, high school students only can have some academic classes, such as chemistry, mathematical, physical, and other classes. Take me, even if in senior year, I do not have any activity courses, like music class or art class. I always acquire knowledge, do homework, and take a lot of exams. Although this kind of learning may be helpful for me to take the college entrance exam, I lose the basic freedom when I gain the knowledge. Finland’s students have a …show more content…
Different students have different acceptance level for the study. For example, every student has a different understanding level of the physical study. High-level students have a deep understanding about the physical study than low-level students, and boys are more interested in physical study than girls (Ding, 2013). Thus, students should manage their study life because no one knows their study level better than himself or herself. Meanwhile, senior year is very bored for high school students, if they can manage their study life, they will change this year become swinging. When students feel bored, it will be a block for them to acquire knowledge, especially in senior grade (Larson, & Richards, 1991). School administrators should give back the chance for choosing classes to students because it is a way for them to make their study life become entertaining. Choosing class by students can help them challenge themselves to maintain interest as well as balanced courses load (Larson, & Richards, 1991). Therefore, if students can choose a class by themselves, they will get huge progress on management abilities, and it will be easy for them to succeed in university or college because they are adapting the system of choosing

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