71. This phenomenon has caused wide publicconcern in many places of world.
72. Many parents believe that additional educationalactivities enjoy obvious advantage. By extrastudies, they maintain, their children are able toobtain many kinds of practical skills and usefulknowledge, which will put them in a beneficialposition in the future job markets when they growup.
73. In the first place, extra studies bring about unhealthy impacts on physical growth ofchildren. Educational experts point out that, it is equally important to take some sport activitiesinstead of extra studies when children have spent the whole day in a boring classroom.
74. Children are undergoing fast physical development; lack of physical exercise may producedisastrous influence on their later life.
75. In the second place, from psychological aspect, the majority of children seem to tend tohave an unfavorable attitude toward additional educational activities.
76. It is hard to imagine a student focusing their energy on textbook while other children areplaying.
77. Moreover, children will have less time to play and communicate with their peers due toextra studies, consequently, it is difficult to develop and cultivate their character andinterpersonal skills. They may become more solitary and even suffer from certain mentalillness.
78. From what has been discussed above, we may safely draw the conclusion that, althoughextra studies indeed enjoy many obvious advantages, its disadvantages shouldn’t be ignoredand far outweigh its advantages. It is absurd to force children to take extra studies afterschool.
79. Any parents should place considerable emphasis on their children to keep the balancebetween play and study. As an old saying goes: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
80. There is a growing tendency for parent these days to stay at home to look after theirchildren instead of returning to work earlier.