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Now teachers, faced with children who have been developing at their own pace for the pastl5 years, are realizing we've made a terrible mistake. One such teacher is Sharon Klompus who said of her students“ so passive” and wondered what have happened. Nothing was demanded of them, she believes. Television, says Klompus, contributes to children's passivity. We are not training kids to work any more, says Klompus. We are talking about a generation of kids who've xiaogushi8.com never been hurt or hungry. They have learned somebody will always do it for them. Instead of saying go look it up, you tell them the answer. It takes greater energy to say no to a kid.”
Yes, it does. It takes energy and it takes work. It's time for parents to end their vacation and come back to work. It's xiaogushi8.com time to take the car away, to turn the TV off, and to tell them it hurts you more than them but it's for their own good. It's time to start telling them no again.