Posts tagged "Punishment"

Should teachers be allowed to punish students?

Should teachers be allowed to punish students? I think that punishment should be allowed. We all know that teachers have a tough job. They are typically dealing with 20 to 35 students in their class. Students WILL misbehave at some point. Even your perfect child. What should the teacher do when this happens? If they... Read more »

Spanking A Child = Mental Illness?

A recent study published in Pediatrics links spanking with mental illness in adults. The study suggests that 2% to 7% of mental disorders are linked to physical punishment. Out of 35,000 survey participants, 1,300 reported that they had endured grabbing, pushing, hitting and slapping. Physical punishment has been abolished in 30 nations but not in... Read more »

Discipline via Public Humiliation?

Should parents resort to public humiliation to discipline children?  There have been several stories in the news about parents making their children wear signs in public that indicate their indiscretions.  The children are forced to stand at major intersections and near their schools, wearing the signs.  I would call it the walk of shame. Some... Read more »