Поиск

Полнотекстовый поиск:
Где искать:
везде
только в названии
только в тексте
Выводить:
описание
слова в тексте
только заголовок

Рекомендуем ознакомиться

Остальные работы->Реферат
The differences in development between the New England colonies and the Chesapeake or Middle colonies occurred for a many number of reasons. First, th...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
In the play ?Macbeth? by William Shakespeare, the character Macbeth is highly respected at first but then because of his own actions falls from grace ...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Employee relations activities are those whose objective is to create an atmosphere of trust, respect and cooperation. The typically objective is to pr...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Brighton Beach Memoirs is the story of one family’s struggle to survive in the pre-World War II age of the “Great Depression”. This was a time of grea...полностью>>

Главная > Реферат >Остальные работы

Сохрани ссылку в одной из сетей:

Teen Workers

Fifteen years old and working seems to be becoming a norm and in fact

there are many teenagers younger than fifteen who are already working at paying

jobs. Some of these students are as young as 12 years old.

More than half of the secondary school students have paying jobs. This

number grows each grade level the student goes up. The number of hours also

rises along with the grade level. The kind of job varies depending on the sex

of the child. Boys tend to deliver newspapers and girls tend to babysit. As

the teens grow older the job interest change with teenage girls turning to

restaurants and retail outlets, while the boys will work in the family business

, restaurants and other food related businesses. The hours that the kids have

to chose from are usually form 6a.m. to 8a.m delivering newspapers and 8p.m to

6a.m. for babysitting. Most other jobs are scheduled 3pm till 10pm during the

week while weekend jobs tend to have schedules of 7 to 8 hours per day.

The Higher Education Board says that working more than 15 hours a week

is bad for the academic career . As the work hours increase the study time

decreases. Current research finds that a work schedule of 10 hours or less

seems to be the best and for most teenagers a schedule of 10 hours does not

effect their academic performance, in negative ways but in fact seems to help

them do better in school shown by improved grades. Those teens working 10 to

15 hours per week are in a toss up situation with some doing well while others

struggle. It is at the 15 hour level that things change and the work starts to

effect the teens performance. Although there seems to be no direct relationship

between the hour spent working and the hours spent studying and how this effects

the grades, there does seem to be a relationship between the number of hours

worked and the absentee rate. Those students working weekend jobs and spending

most of the weekend time at say a fast food restaurant tend to miss more scho ol.

It has also been found that working more than 15 hours has not been

proven to be a cause of dropping out of high school. Failure at school is the

biggest reason for dropping out and the effect of failure at school can be but

is not always caused by a student working. Most often the student who drops out

does so for a variety of reasons the desire to earn money maybe part of the

picture but there are many parts to that picture.

A survey done by Nicole Champagne says that 85% of secondary and high

school students work for the purpose of buying consumer goods. The primary

reason for working among 16 year olds is to by a car. Among this 85% 40% of

them work more than 15 hours a week.

For 20% working has a completely different purpose and that is to help

their families in a time of need. This group is usually made up of juniors and

seniors.

Ms. champagne also found that 76.8% of the students that were working

were doing so because they wanted the job market experience. Of these students

69.7% said they would continue to work even if their parents gave them the money

they were earning at their jobs.

As the number of teens working continues to grow there are some

concerns that this work environment is causing the teens to miss out on other

more important activities including the full educational experience.

It is ironic that as more and more teens work that the school systems

seem to make fewer and less demands of the students. The school systems also

seem to cut into the student activities and by doing so help the student to lose

interest in what is going on at school. This also gives the teen reason to look

for other amusements, including work.

A typical day of the working teenager would start with a 5 :30 am wake

up call, after having had five hours sleep. In the next hour and a half this

teen must prepare him or her self for school which may include doing some

homework that’s due this very day. After all the preparations are done and our

typical working teen arrives at school the struggles of staying awake begin.

As first period ends the awaking of the working teenager begins. As lunch

begins the turning point of the working teenager day begins, because he or she

both starts to realize the days work ahead.

While the realization of the work ahead sets in, the teenager starts to

plan when to try and do home work and how much time is needed per assignment.

After the school day’s end the typical working teenager has prepared to work for

another 7 to 8 hour and possibly another hour or two doing home work, before

jumping into bed for tonigths 5 hour ration of sleep.


Загрузить файл

Похожие страницы:

  1. Tinanmen Diary Essay Research Paper Jeremy RichartTiananmen

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Tinanmen Diary Essay, Research Paper Jeremy Richart Tiananmen Diary Book Review Asian Politics ... places that the combined students-workers movement that was started in ... in Wuchang, where students and workers had gathered together in order ...
  2. Thin Clients Essay Research Paper In an

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Thin Clients Essay, Research Paper In an ideal world, it ... with thin clients or the adoption of thin-client devices by workers who ... -be never had desktop computers. In most organizations, thin ...
  3. Teen Suicide Essay Research Paper Suicide of

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Teen Suicide Essay, Research Paper Suicide of any kind is ... someone want to die? Research shows that most teens attempting ... is trying to use them or trick them into doing something ... parents as full time workers, leaving little time for family time (Smith 47). ...
  4. Analysis 2 Essay Research Paper California workers

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Analysis 2 Essay, Research Paper California workers try to secure benefits By ... hundreds of thousands of injured workers — among them school teachers, laborers and ... and raising benefits for some workers. Since then, average employer costs have ...
  5. Social Work Essay Research Paper Social Workers

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Social Work Essay, Research Paper Social Workers in the United States have ... to help those more unfortunate than themselves, and although it is ... in places that can offer them help, but they are the ... of our society and glue them into a harmonious whole . . . or ...

Хочу больше похожих работ...

Generated in 0.0020639896392822