Extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in school


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Richa Agarwal said: (Jan 11, 2018)  
It is a " BIG", from my side.

Today, children been engulfed wholly in technology, repercussions are easily distracted, aggressive, low stamina, compete to such an extent where they use evil tactics to win.

It should be mandatory to each institution to inculcate the extra co-curricular activities, and segregation of grades in this context. Each coin has two sides, imparting extra activities just not act as a catalyst to improve the stamina, but also helpful in developing a child as a whole, boosting the sportsmanship, cope up with the loss, provide a vivid vision for taking the sport as their career.

This can only be done by the concrete efforts of parents and institutions. One should not impact the stress of being studious only, my child has the caliber to go with these important co-curricular activities.

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Kishore said: (Jan 8, 2018)  
Yes, I agree to the topic it should be followed to students that extracurricular activities will make students more thinking persons.

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Shubham Anand Ghule said: (Jan 7, 2018)  
Hello everyone.

Yes, definitely such activities must be made compulsory in school. Only academics will never build someone's future, the activities like extracurricular are must for students in school. Academics will only train students but extracurricular activities will build the students. Let's take an example of any great personality, he/she was not one of the toppers of school. Always it is proved in our entire history, to make students better in all aspects such activities should be made as a compulsory part of schoolings, then only we can make students future brighter.

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Shivani said: (Jan 6, 2018)  
Yes, extracurricular activities should be made compulsory in school because not only it builds confidence among students but it makes an atmosphere of competition which is must for the growth in every field.

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Spoorthi said: (Jan 4, 2018)  
Dear readers.

My name is Spoorthi,

According to Swami Vivekananda " Education is the manifestation of the perfection all ready in men". Education aims at the all round development of an individual. That is physical, mental, moral, and emotional. So these kinds of all developments are build by the extra curricular activities in the school.

Today the education system produce money earning machines Day by day. There is no value for human behavior. So these extra curricular activities gives good behavior and also competitive mind. Earlier it gives a big platform to the dedicated talents.

So this is more important to joyful childhood life and also creat intellectual personality among the people.

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Mukesh Vishwakarma said: (Jan 4, 2018)  
Yes, No doubt. Extracurricular activities is a platform for student to find out their strength. They can build up their confidence and they can increase. It so and actually extracurricular is the process to refresh and feeling cool.

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Rishabh Gupta said: (Jan 4, 2018)  
Yes, I think Extracurricular activities should definitely be made compulsory in schools. While Academic sessions help them to improve their mental health, curricular activities keep an eye on their physical health. These activities play a huge role in boosting their confidence level with prepares them to face different challenges in their life ahead. Also, it opens up a large number of career opportunities which the students can select as per their area of interest.

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Anushka said: (Jan 1, 2018)  
School is a learning platform where students gain their perspective for life. It also includes extracurricular activities so that students don't get restricted to formal studies. According to me, extracurricular activities should be made compulsory because:.

Students need to relax and have a good time. Students should play as well as study to maintain right balance.

Excurricular activities provide break from studies and help students to improve their health.

It helps in enhancing team spirit among students.

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Mithun said: (Dec 30, 2017)  
Hi.

In my sight, the extra curricular activities make the children go to own world of inventing or discovering things, but they must ask their teachers about their opinion that their invention is correct or not. Some teachers they do not give the answer for our question. These teachers they are waste in teaching a student, and must be sent away from the school. There must be a library in a school some children they have a passion to read but they can't buy a novel or book so they can read book in their school library.

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Mithun said: (Dec 29, 2017)  
Hi friends,

I am, in my sight, extra curricular activities make the children to do what they think on any subjects [ science, maths, english, etc]. But they must ask their teachers about what their thinking is right or wrong.

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Ankit Rana said: (Dec 26, 2017)  
Definitely, it should be made compulsory. It not only helps student to be active in schools during their academic sessions but also helps them to gain a huge level of confidence to stand anywhere in any situation of there life. Curricular activities allows them first, to participate in a competition and then to become a winner in that. After wining it they always want to win in there life.

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Jessica Megam said: (Dec 26, 2017)  
According to me, It should be banned. Think of it, childrens must read at this age. Everyone knows that these education system are only mark basis. And syllabus is also vast. If children concentrate on their games rather than studying, definetely they will get poor marks. Marks are more important today. Childrens are not as much matured like us. They are small kids, they need to be relaxed. They has to read a heavy syllabus and if extra curricular activities are made compulsary, they cannot able to cop up both. At this age, studies must given more important. I accept sports is also important and it is healthier too but it is not as much important than study. If they concentrate only on study and take rest in free hours, childrens loves it. They need some break and they must give some time to sleep, reading books etc. They have only 1 brain, so parents must understand them and encourage them to study. Students interested on games are acceptable. Everyone cannot become sachin or dhoni. Everyone is strong in their own field. Leave it to their choice. They will choose their life. Thankyou.

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Deepa said: (Dec 21, 2017)  
Actually, in my point of view, extracurriculars must be a part in school. Because it will help the students to be good at physical health. And mental health is also improved. Each and everyone have different talents. The childrens can find their talents only at the school stage. And they have enough time to enhance their talents only at that stage. So every parents should aware of that. The extra curricular activities improve the qualities like leadership, patience, problem solving skills, managing skills, team work etc. Lots of advantages are there. So I think extracurricular activities should be made compulsory in every school across India.

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Anjali said: (Dec 19, 2017)  
This is good for developing children's talent which are they show in their skill activities & some time they are go national international level to compete show there talent other activities also developed confidence to talk to persons. For eg other activities like yoga is good for health PT got for health also protect from diseases different competition where students show there talent & win certificates which are useful for there future nowadays there are 1more reserved seat for sports cota which is helpful in job interview selections.

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Karan said: (Dec 18, 2017)  
I believe extra curricular activities should be the part of education it can be associated to any art that a student feel himself enthusiastic and feel himself involve into something that a student feel passionate about and that"s will make a student even more craft his mental and physical development of the student.

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Shobhit Kumar Gupta said: (Dec 18, 2017)  
Hello everyone, I think extra curricular activities should be compulsory in school because it keeps the whole body fit and, due to it the children's thinking ability improves, it removes the stage fear and hesitation. Extra curricular activities make the students disciplined. The students easily handle all kinds of problems of if they have a good common sense, this will come from extraordinary activities.

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Piyush Vaish said: (Dec 17, 2017)  
The benefits of extracurricular activities are innumerable. The answer to the question of making it compulsory in schools is undoubted YES. My constructive for making it compulsory in schools are as follows -:

I)The overall personality of an individual student has enhanced in such a manner that it makes a student capable of facing real life Situation without much difficulty.

II) It helps students in conveying their message to the society.

III. The students get more to know to about different career opportunities which they can pursue in future and ultimately they can contribute to their society, their country and achieve laurels in different fields.

IV. It inculcates values like teamwork by participation in different activities of sports. It enhances values of creativity, patience and many more values in the minds of the individual.

It makes a child cynosure in a crowd. A child can easily take decisions in their lives in tough times.

Therefore there is no point debating whether it should be mandatory in schools or not.

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Subil Krishnan B said: (Dec 17, 2017)  
In my opinion, extracurricular activities should be part of our current educational system. Because it plays an important role to develop and enhance not only the physical but also the mental health of a person.

Which also help an individual to improve his leadership as well as the good qualities that who have.

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Amit said: (Dec 16, 2017)  
Yes, it should be compulsory in schools because school is the only place where children develop their skills, they come to know what is their interest, they learn dancing, singing, painting etc. , all minds are not same some become doctors, engineers etc but some become singers, dancers, painters, sportsman, artist.

We have too many examples of legends who are not highly educated but they are successful in their lives and doing well like the great legend Sachin Tendulkar, he didn't give even 10th exams.

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Shubahm Sameer said: (Dec 15, 2017)  
According to me.

Extra curricular activities like dancing, singing, playing almost all type of sports etc with a proper educational system will make a better youth and youth will make India a better place to live.

Let's think about that what does exta curriculum activity do to us, It gives us a various way to live life as we want. It gives the freedom that if you are not good in study. You are not USELESS, you can be something. You can be different. What makes these activities so crucial.

One thing I want to mention that in our Indian society what he thinks about intelligence, that if a student is good in the study he is intelligent. But according to me anyone who is doing anything brilliantly that one is intelligent.

So do that in which no one can beat you. And if they get the platform from the starting stage of learning (school) I assure you we will get so much great Olympians, athletes, dancer, singer and many more.

Look at our system we study almost 14 years before going to college and what most experience there that study was not for them. They have specific talents which most of their friends do not possess.

So if we will provide these things from the start. We will be able to provide them a better future.

So I STRONGLY BELIEVE that Extracurricular activities should be made compulsory in schools.

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Yukti Varshney said: (Dec 14, 2017)  
Hello Everyone.

I strongly believe that extra circular activities should be the part of school. They make learn various things and inculcate things in kids mind. Extra circular activities enhance the confidence, create leadership, remove hesitation and developed such sort of presentations skills.

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Janhvi said: (Dec 12, 2017)  
Yes. It should be conducted in school because it's helpful for student's extra skills. It is used to improve student skills and students know their personal performance about activity.

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Uma Maheswarara Rao said: (Dec 8, 2017)  
Hi friends.

According to my point of veiw, extracurricular activities are very important in the carrier other than the academics. The students can participate the all the activities will increase the confidence and improve their managing skills. Finally, concluded that it's better to put the extracurricular activities as compulsory.

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Keerthipriya said: (Dec 7, 2017)  
Hi Guys.

Extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in school to improve the physical fitness of the children. By participating in all the events they should pay much concentration and their IQ level will be increased. The children are not easily suffered to any diseases.

Not only studies but also curricular activities play major role in the human life. By participating in curricular activities they have the knowledge more than on studies.

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Vishal Lavania said: (Dec 7, 2017)  
Definitely extracurricular activities should be a part of the curriculum in the schools. A child not only requires books for his development but games and other things makes him perfect. We can see that continuous study in classrooms makes boredom, but if we give some time to children to go in the ground, they will get refreshed.

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Nivedhitha said: (Dec 6, 2017)  
Hi friends.

See, the children of most of the schools are only lacking for one thing that is ''courage''. They don't have any courage to open up with their thoughts. Even I am also a student I go straight to my head misses if any of my teachers do anything which is against the rules of the school.

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Omg said: (Dec 1, 2017)  
If academics and extra-curricular activities are treated equally or given equal importance then personally I too feel that extra-curricular activities should be mandatory.

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Mohit said: (Nov 28, 2017)  
Extracurricular activities must be compulsory in the schools just because of the following reasons:

It helps to improve the skills of students those he learned while classes.
It helps to manage the things well in a proper manner.
It makes the student more confident while participating in different activities.
It helps in making the one more active.
It helps the student to work before the deadline or we can say that it helps the students to care about the time.
It helps the student to work under pressure.

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Debina Sengupta said: (Nov 25, 2017)  
According to me, I think extra curricular activities must be there in any schools. We all know that 'All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy'. This line signifies the importance of extra curricular activities. There are many students who are not that much interested in studies but interested in other activities like singing, dancing, gymnastics, cricket, badminton etc. So, if extra curricular activity is not there in schools then these students would not be able to showcase their talents. Moreover, extra curricular activities also increases concentration power and help in our studies also. Besides, it plays an important role in improvement of communication skills, time management etc.

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Disha said: (Nov 24, 2017)  
It is said that "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy". Well, a healthy mind will never reside in a body that does only mental work. I indeed, feel that extra-curricular activities must be made compulsory in school.

1) It will provide a relief from the tiresome continuous lecture classes.

2) It will unveil the hidden talents of many students, who might have earlier not been able to show them because of lack of a suitable platform.

3) It will assist in making the students apply their knowledge, as they need to understand that application of their knowledge is very essential. For example, if a student X scores highest in the class in English Literature (by mugging up answers), but cannot write even a single paragraph error-free, then what is the use of his education?

4) The students would learn many moral values like cooperation, team work, patience, etc. Because such things can never be taught by lectures: they are learned when a student personally participates in such events.

5) Moreover, if a student due to some reasons, cannot participate in one activity, he can participate in another activity; such arrangements must be available in school.

Thus in my opinion, every school must have a list of extra-curricular activities and it must be compulsory for every student to participate in at least 1 of his choice.

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Havj said: (Nov 24, 2017)  
Hi friends,

It's my opinion, First I agree with this topic. Because today world most expecting talent students. But some school focusing on how to get high marks and how to get the first place in our school. This is the current situation in school. (I said only for few school not at all). However some school encouraging the student and they respect the talents. So students are increasing the skills. Extracurricular activities should be made compulsory in school. Teacher's will be encouraging the student and said half of the study should be half of the games. For example in the world today, there are more talented and achieved our dreams. (Sachin, Michel Jackson). So "Education can identify a man" but "Skills proves a man life's, further help me show your way of life". Indeed in today's world, talent is a great competition and its also war. Finally skill should be developed in each school. (because this is a student's life). Extracurricular activities exist for all students.

Thank you, friends!

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Sreenivitha R said: (Nov 20, 2017)  
Good evening,

At the very beginning before talking about this topic. I would like to show my greet to giving this interesting topic which brings me a different thought about many students I have seen from my school days including my friends who has their unique talents in them. Education is not about subjects it is a way of teaching students where and how to expose their talents in many ways. Everyone is equally talented in different ways. Some will be interested in sports, dance, singing, gk, gymnastics which brings their own potentials. Our king of cricket Sachin Tendulkar completed his education at the class of 10th and he stepped into cricket which is one of the extra-curricular activities providing chances to many students in schools and colleges etc.

Talents have no end. It can be expressed in every way.

The effects of stepping into extra-curricular activities make students physically and mentally relaxed on earlier days students through this way and still it is happening to mold our students in different ways by providing various inter-school competitions. Thank you.

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Veerendra said: (Nov 20, 2017)  
In my opinion, extracurricular activities should be made compulsory in schools. It is as if the base of a build strong, it can bear earthquake similarly if the base of education of a child is good, he will do good in future. Extracurricular activities promote the overall development of a student. A student should not be limited to studies. He/ she should be given exposure to various kind of extra activities. Students will not be hesitant to go to stage otherwise it is observed that students at later stage feel of the stage. They could not express themselves in front of the crowd. They lack leadership skills. They may find their keen interest in some activities and they can pursue a career in that field. Besides, students should participate in the various competition at school level. It will develop competency among them. All companies nowadays demand competent and skilled persons for a job and these skills are developed in schools.

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Bhavna said: (Nov 20, 2017)  
Making extra curricular activities compulsory in schools has several benefits. It ensures overall growth and development of the students. It enhances the personality and develops confidence. However not every student is willing to take part. Some are shy and introvert. But as the benefits are immense, it should be made compulsory taking into consideration some aspects. For instance, the performance in extra curricular activities can be linked with academic performance to reflect the real performance of a student. Also, efforts should be made to ensure that there is a balance between academics and extra curricular activities as both are equally important.

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Ritika said: (Nov 19, 2017)  
Of course extra curricular activities should be made mandatory in schools. It has multiple benefits associated with it. Right from shaping the persona of a student, to providing a healthier body it has several advantageous effects on us. As we all know "All work and no play makes jack a dull boy". So its very well suited over here. Extras sharpen our concentration and increase our efficiency and performance level in studies or any concerned area. Apart from this, it teaches the qualities like teamwork, leadership building. Co-curricular have tremendous effects on our personality from. Teaching us to more patient to encouraging us to be disciplined. In the current scenario, where there is cut-throat competition in every field, mandating co-curricular at school is very helpful for proper shaping as well as the stable state of our mind, make it resistant to mental disorders like depression.

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Anuj Pandey said: (Nov 18, 2017)  
Extra curricular activities give chance to express and expression is very important. Long time absence of expression causes suppression. Long time suppression causes normal expression to appear like a reaction. Reaction instead of expression is the root cause of all the introvert students to lose many good opportunities. It is really very important for a student to take part in extra curriculum activities which would develop their Communication skills, team building ability, handling criticism, time management and many more skills.

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Payal Bagri said: (Nov 15, 2017)  
Yes. Extra curricular activities include sports, yoga, indoor games, literary and cultural activities etc. All this should be included in a school's curriculum as it will help in all round development of children. Only studying might help children in short run but studies with extra curricular activities will help in long run, in building a good future.

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Pavan said: (Nov 9, 2017)  
If I had been given the choice of deciding between academic and extracurricular activities I would have preferred both has a equal part in a student career growth, on one side academics which gives you the knowledge about the things on the other hand extra curricular activities helps us to utilize or bring into the action what we have learnt in the academics.

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Vishal said: (Nov 7, 2017)  
Yes, extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in school, because of these activities a child can be motivated towards other activities and it will also help to build the confidence which I think is very necessary for the child's future. On the other hand it should also be taken care that extra curricular activities should be given prime importance and neither it should be ignored. This should be done in a balanced way with the academics. Children should also be motivated to take part in such activities.

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Ravali said: (Nov 5, 2017)  
Yes, extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in school. Forget about the competitions first child should learn to live his life right. Studying all the day gives only the bookish knowledge but participating in extra curricular activities will make one to use that knowledge in the society. For example studying how to swim is totally different from really swimming right. So first learn and then execute.

And these curricular activities will also make child to relax from studies for a while. And following are the main advantages having extra curricular activities in school.

1. It increases competitive spirit.
2. It makes a child to mingle with people.
3. It gives relaxation.
4. And it makes a child to know his real world.

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Gautam said: (Oct 25, 2017)  
Yes, extracurricular activities should be made compulsory in school because it is must for the overall development of a student. In today's world, the competition level is so high, so in order to survive in this world, every person requires some skills which are communication skills, leadership skills, persuasive skills, social skills and much more. The way in which a person could develop these skills in himself starts from participating in these extracurricular activities. As the student could gain confidence in himself, fight from stage fright. This participation will also help the students from getting a break from their gruelling schedule.

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Aishwarya said: (Oct 23, 2017)  
Hello Friends,

I believe that extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in school. As it helps to increase our confidence. We come to know the various things besides our syllabus. Also, we get time to move out of our study. Students can raise their confidence through this. Participating in such activities also reduce shyness. In a competitive world, it has become important to be an all-rounder. So that they can survive with rest of the world.

Nowadays, people are going through various problems such as anxiety, stress. So participation in such activities can be helpful. It also adds value in personal improvement.

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Krishna Kant Singhal said: (Oct 16, 2017)  
Hello, myself Krishna Kant.

I want to tell related to this. In my opinion, extracurricular activities are important for the development of a student. Extracurricular activities consist playing, singing, dancing, walking etc. Which are used to develop mentally, physically. It also makes better health. It is directly proportional to our academic activities like study.

But in case if a student who doesn't like ie. Dance than you don't make any pressure to have an interest in dance. Because if a student has own interest in other things that he or she do better effort for other activities which he like its the better. And quotes is there'free bird fly high' Thank you.

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Aditi Singhal said: (Oct 15, 2017)  
Hello everyone.

According to my point of view, Extracurricular activities are the important part of a student life. This plays an important role in overall development of students. Extracurricular activities like playing, dancing, singing also good in the context of physical and mental health development which is directly proportional to the academics performance also.

But we should promote these things in such a way so students itself choose this rather than compulsion. I would like to quote it famous quotation "free bird fly high" so we need to promote this kind of system where joining extracurricular activities is their choice, not compulsion.

Thanks.

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Lilly Smith said: (Oct 14, 2017)  
In my opinion,

Here I'm seeing a lot of Yes's. But what about the No's.?

The child may not want to play sports. you can still be healthy and not play the sport.
this should be the child's choice. not the parents.

Here is a list of negative points to the statement.

- Low-skilled players
- Not wanting to play
- Cost involved in the school, umpires, coaches, venues
- Different sports that the schools might not have and then be forced to play what they don't want to
- Club being at the same time as school
- Not everyone is wanting to play sport " attitude not being serious
- Won't take it as seriously
- Won't enjoy coming to school
- People might not have time (give up work or club commitments)
- Cost for parents to make child play school
- Space that's available around the school
- Injuries

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Shashank said: (Oct 14, 2017)  
Yes, extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in schools. Studying is not the only think that helps you in life. When we set out to live life on our own terms, we face many difficulties that are so very related to what we can learn from extra curricular activities. You learn the importance of time management, team work, mental stability in crunch situations, and most importantly you learn about your limits which is of utmost importance if you are to succeed in life. So, I would prefer co-curricular activities should be made compulsory school.

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Sandeep said: (Oct 9, 2017)  
Yes, I think it should made compulsory because in school only children can learn a lot. Childhood is the age where we can learn many things without any hesitation and the base get developed at that stage. Extra curricular activities keep the mind fresh and awake. Children will be definitely benefited if extra curricular activities can be implemented.

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Naman Gupta said: (Oct 6, 2017)  
Hello guys,

The is no debate in this topic. Definitely extra curricular activities should be made compulsory as it not only results in the all round development of the student, but it also let the student know and explore much more about his own interests and hobbies. Also these activities make students learn various things such as team spirit, leadership skills, communication skills, social skills and also remove stage fright. These small small activities can bring a big change in the students life as they let the students throw off their wings in all directions and fly as high as they wish.

But the only point contradicting is that these activities require many different materials which a poor family can't afford on a daily basis. So I think that the materials for such activities should be provided by the schools and also the schools should conduct various competitions so as to build a spirit of motivation among the students.

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Pawan Khandelwal said: (Oct 6, 2017)  
I am posting my comments.

If I talk of extracurricular activities then it is most important part to develop a child in school as academically one can only learn out some topics but if one in indulging with extracurricular activities then he or she can find an interest in himself or herself as to develop a child from starting then it is necessary to find out the interest of that child because extracurricular activities helps to groom out the personality in a different way. Marks are just a platform to go ahead but inner development is to live the way you want.

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Sumit Kumar said: (Oct 6, 2017)  
Yes. I think extracurricular activities must be there in the schools. Our upcoming generation should learn to live practical life rather than be a bookworm. These activities will enhance and groom their personality. Directly or indirectly they will learn the basic lessons of life like self-discipline, moral courage, physical courage, hardworking, time management etc.

But at the same time. We should not take this as a competition. Nowadays everyone wants to be better than others. But becoming better by leaving others behind. I don't think thats good. So. With the race of this activities and so called competition. At the same time. We should have unity. Have some morals to do things together. We should not bring that much self centered behaviour within ourself!

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Kratika said: (Oct 5, 2017)  
I think, Co-curricular activities shapes & mold the personality of a person. It helps the students to extract the best qualities from themselves. It also results in reducing their anxiety & frustration. Students will be able to explore more rather than being a bookworm.

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Ramjit said: (Oct 5, 2017)  
From my point of view, extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in school. We know that today's generation kids are doing a race in the name of education. Who is going to top in schools or college? Even though many children have good skills in the sports or they are talented in other activities but many times their parents are not allowing them to go for that because that will affect their studies as they thinking. So I must say that it extra curricular activities should make compulsory in school.

AS jack Ma said : Its ok that you are not top in your class be an average student because these kinds of students have only got time to involve in other activities and they can also learn many things.

Today's generation has only bookish knowledge and they are unaware of the real world. By doing extra sports activity they can be fit physically. By involving in other games and activities your brain functioning will also increase.

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Akanksha said: (Sep 30, 2017)  
In my opinion, yes extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in schools as it helps the students to develop the skills apart from the academic curriculum skills. It helps the student to develop a good personal profile. It is also the best way to get aware about the field in which he or she can excel.

In today's era, bookish knowledge is not everything one must have a multidimensional personality and these activities develops the skill in the student right from the beginning.

It helps one to develop a dynamic personality.

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Krishna Vivek said: (Sep 27, 2017)  
Hi everyone.

I am Krish.

I think extracurricular activities should be made compulsory in the school. Some of the reasons why I prefer to be made it compulsory.

1. In ancient days children used to have physical activity a lot, but nowadays children are not showing any interest towards it.

2. In those days, parents argue with children for not coming to home even after playing hours of time, but now the scenario is quite reversed- parents are interested to send children for outdoor games rather sticking to phones idle in the home.

3. As of not having these extra-curricular activities, children are becoming sluggish and dawdle to move, so infact their mental activity will also be disturbed.

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Rameshwar Dhumal said: (Sep 26, 2017)  
Yes, friends extra curricular activities are very important in the school level which will increases our confidence, communication skills, power of thinking and help us to find our area of expertise.

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Ms Rakshit said: (Sep 24, 2017)  
I think that extra curricular activities are very Important. It enhances the power of creativity. Also doing some physical activities help you to maintain your body health. Sometimes we feel very frustrated due to some reasons. Extra curricular activities help you to reduce your stress level.

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Neha said: (Sep 19, 2017)  
I do agree with you.

My opinion is that extracurricular activities should be made compulsory in school as it will help to enhance the personality of an individual. If from the school level the children is performing all the activities that he won't face any problem of stage fear, public speaking which is the problem of most of the youth in today's world and people are not getting placed in a good company.

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Saurabh Rai said: (Sep 18, 2017)  
Extracurricular activities is very important. Doing such activities student can show there area of interest. Extra activities release the stress of student so he can enjoy the school life. Somr of the student are not good in study but they are good in extra activities so they can prove their self in extra activities.

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Atharv A Jain said: (Sep 17, 2017)  
Hello fried in my opinion.

Extracurricular activities should be made compulsory in schools for the following reasons.

1. Activities make our mind free from studies.
2. Children learn sportsman spirit from them.
3. Their body is fit and healthy.
4. This will also aid the school to find the hidden talent and potential of the future sports person.
5. They help to channelize the boundless energy of kids.
6. This will certainly raise the standard of our performance globally.

On the other hand, sometimes extra curricular activities are not good for the following reasons.

1. It can damage the personality of a physically weak child. Such a child will develop an inferiority complex.
2. Moreover, some kids prefer being engrossed in books which provide them enough diversion.

I feel that games are absolutely essential for a balanced personality development where the mind and body grow in tandem.

Thank you.

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Rahul said: (Sep 16, 2017)  
Yes, of course, it is compulsory because if co-curricular activities will then the children interest in the study will get low. Children should have entertainment in between studies otherwise children will bore in studies.

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Elakiya Jeyasakthi said: (Sep 15, 2017)  
Hi, friends, extra curricular Activities should be made compulsory in school because children's should gain a knowledge. By only the process of teaching the concepts in the book, there is no use and children's will lack the interest on studies. By giving extracurricular activities we can bring out the different talents of children's and due to this idea they will be mentally strong and fit.

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Anonymous said: (Sep 12, 2017)  
I think that extra curricular activity is so important and the govt should take action that every school.

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Upendra Yadav said: (Sep 6, 2017)  
Hello.

Good Morning, Everyone and all I admit for who was sharing this topic.

I also want to share my view on this topic.

According to my point of view, extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in school because it helps in all around the development of the student. Extra curricular activities help to find out hidden talent. Even parent does not know about hidden talent which makes his children different from other. They think that only reading books and preparation of competitive exam will make success ti his children.

Extracurricular activity will make a path of success.

Thank you.

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Sanket Shinde said: (Sep 4, 2017)  
I agree that extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in school. In this competitive world, students are more focusing on their academics and they hardly get any time to do some extra curricular activities. If these activities are made compulsory as a part of schooling then not only students will be able to devote their time to what they love but also if he excels in that activity then he may take that the activity as a profession.

One of the reason, why India is behind other nations when it comes to sports is that sports is not compulsory in our schools due to which we are not able to recognize our sportsmen at the early stage of their life.

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G.Santhosh Kumar said: (Sep 3, 2017)  
Yes, I agree with everyone here who said that extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in schools, because for example who knows that M. S. Dhoni will be our cricket captain until he came and became. Generally, parents prefer their children should follow their seniors who were well settled, their chosen path obviously will be education, so many student's skills, wishes were being burried alive.

When we have achieved some tremendous results because of our hidden talents that were put forth. So our parents vision on our career may change at the stage secondary education itself which is the most crucial time to our personality development. So teenage of the student will guide his future in at most cases. If we can prove ourself in teenage itself, that will be our starting step for our ultimate future.

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Dhruv Kumar said: (Sep 3, 2017)  
Yes, I strongly agree. Extra curricular activities are necessary for the children because in this technological world the today generation are more focused on mobile and internet and the result is that they did not know there hidden talent. Extra curricular activity provide the platform where they can find there hidden talent moreover they can build their career in that particular field.

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Rajeev Kumar said: (Sep 3, 2017)  
Yes, definitely it should be made compulsory in school, as school are not just meant for academics. It is for the overall development of the child includes sports, arts.

It make school interesting for the students.

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Vijay said: (Sep 1, 2017)  
Hello friends.

Extra circular activity should be made compulsory in school is necessary. In today's generation is technology generation. Because of mobiles and computers and TV or any social media children don't identify their own skill. They do not play physiological games. That's why an extra circular activity is important. Because of extra activity, they develop their skill also grow their confidence.

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Mohit Purbey said: (Aug 31, 2017)  
Hello everyone,

I agree with many of you too on this that extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in school as it helps the student know their hidden skill, expand horizons for them, opens up a new dimension. It also teaches how to face the challenge head on. It also improves their social and communication skill. They become more mature and open by these activities too.

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Sunidhi said: (Aug 30, 2017)  
As per my view, extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in schools. Because by these apart from mugging and learning they get the overall development. And by these activities students get to know their hidden talent and they can make their future in them too. So by these activities students also get the skills to handle any situation and can make future in extraordinary fields too.

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Vivek said: (Aug 29, 2017)  
Yes, Extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in school because of this students know their own hidden skills and they will go ahead with this in future for sharing and helping others.

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Mohit Dhanotiya said: (Aug 28, 2017)  
Hii friends.

I'm Mohit.

As in my point of view, extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in school because this activity creates a new idea and thoughts in mind of children so that they can gain more knowledge about that particular thing and it helps them to choose a right way to go ahead in his life in future. It also improves the skills and builds a confidence so that he/she will handle any situation in future without hesitation.

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Prashant said: (Aug 28, 2017)  
I think it must be, Because there are so many advantages of this type of activity in college. As a student, I have to bear the burn of not taking participate in this type of activity. I feel that this type of activities enhances the child potential. They could know better about their potential themselves as like they could know what to do in their life.

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Shruti said: (Aug 26, 2017)  
Hello, guys M Shruti & in my point of view, yes, extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in schools as extra curricular activities help in improving confidence & projection level of a child. Extra curricular activities also help a child to gain knowledge in more than studies.

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Ppk said: (Aug 25, 2017)  
According to my perspective, extra curricular activities must be made compulsory in schooling. Because it helps the child to learn what he can and can't do. Not all are destined to be engineers, mathematicians, doctors, etc. These activities help the child to discover himself and know his interests, which helps him to choose what he wants to be rather than what's available. Also, extra curricular activities help in building leadership qualities and teamwork.

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Mukesh said: (Aug 25, 2017)  
Obviously, curricular activities in school boost up the confidence in students to fight situations. It provides tasks that need ideas and intelligence which will benefit for future growth of students. Moreover, there is a huge opportunity for activities rather than highly qualified studies in India nowadays.

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Pratiksha Datir said: (Aug 24, 2017)  
It is necessary that the extra curriculum activities should be made compulsory in school. Because if we do only studies more and more and we do not know which things are going on in our surroundings then it harms our future. As we know that if we want ourselves as a new employee or if we have to work with society in future then definitely we must have knowledge about society. And extra curriculum activities plays very important role in these case. As it increases our confidence, our knowledge, games makes our health good and so on.

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Anitha said: (Aug 22, 2017)  
According to me, yes extracurricular activities should be made compulsory at schools.

Because in a school it is not necessary that all the children are good at their studies, introducing extracurricular activities would give the give the children to discover themselves, these activities would improve the leadership qualities in children and teach them to work in a team, and build a career of their interest.

Thank you.

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Vaishnavi.T said: (Aug 20, 2017)  
In my point of view, extra curricular activities is compulsory in private school and government school because that is very useful today's generation. It will create lot of stamina, man power, mental growth can be increased our whole life. And the another point of view, good health keep it in our whole to manage our self and our family situation.

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Jyoti said: (Aug 18, 2017)  
In my point of view, extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in school. Schooling time to grow up the student physically and mentally. Only academic is not grow as well as activities. Many inner qualities show in activities to understand itself. Some of not interest or we can say that lack of studying to showing our strength in activities. Thank You.

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Md Zafar Iqbal said: (Aug 14, 2017)  
My point of view, extra curricular is most important in every school. School should be governmnt or private. In every student have extra curriculam. Many advantage from extra curriculam. In our country funding for extra curriculam is good.

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Mike Tyson said: (Aug 11, 2017)  
I am with the motion. I believe schooling is the time where a person is able to learn many things which help in future. Even though studies are important but only academics will not build a complete individual. Many students lack interest in studies, if these Extra curricular activities are made compulsory they might come across the activity they love to do and the doing in that field bring success to them.

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Raman said: (Aug 10, 2017)  
In my opinion, the extracurricular activities should be made compulsory in school as the students are full of burden. They need some time to make their mind fresh, they should be made participate in various extra curricular activities, so that they can compete at higher levels, It's also easy way to spend free time and get some knowledge.

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Sohini said: (Aug 6, 2017)  
Hello friends
Well, I'm in favour of extracurricular activities to be made compulsory in school due to these following reasons:
1. These activities develop a cooperative nature in students.
2. Extra curricular activities make students hardworking and punctual.
3. They make them disciplined and develop a team spirit in them.
4. They also develop a competitive nature in students.
5. Extracurricular activities helps in the exposure of students and make them familiar with the whole world.
6. Students can also build a good career in the field of extracurricular activities.

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Harika said: (Aug 5, 2017)  
In my view. In addition to that of academics, extra curricular activities (some creative ideas and talents of students) must also to be the part. By doing so, it will have a great and healthy impact on student's mind and will help them to be active and stress free. By these activities being initiated and practised from schooling age, they can build up alot of confidence by themselves and can present themselves to anyone without any hesitation.

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Aditya Panigrahy said: (Aug 4, 2017)  
Hi guys,

Yes, it should be made compulsory in school as it gives refreshment to the students. If you see in private school the teachers make their rules and student have to follow the particular rules what the teachers had made. But this is not the perfect way to identify the abilities of a student as a different student has different types of qualities and skills. Some students have skills in dancing, some are sports, some are in martial arts etc and etc. By conducting these activities we can able to know each student's abilities, mind-power and their confidence. So from school days, if they have done some extra curricular activities, then they will be habituated which will make them very expressive in the society. It will also improve their enthusiasm towards studies. Even though doctor also suggests everyone give some time for extra curricular activities. So it should be made compulsory in schools.

THANK YOU.

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Krishna Kumar said: (Aug 4, 2017)  
Hi guys,

Of course, it should make compulsory in schools. For ex: If you see in private schools, the teachers make some rules and they put border on that and the students should follow the rules what the teachers are made. This is not the way to find the ability of the students because different students have different type of skills. Teachers and parents can find it from extra curricular activities some students have skill in dancing, some are in studies, some are in sports, etc. By conducting these activities helps to find out each students abilities and confidence. When you see the government school students, they are different from private school. Because their teachers are giving importance on extra curricular activities than studies. The demerit in government School, there is no systematic way learning. The government Should poke in this matter and take some serious decisions on it.

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Ajmera said: (Jul 28, 2017)  
Hello, friends.

Yes, extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in schools. Basically, in school days children's have more grasping power. So from school days itself, if they have done extra curricular activities, they will be habituated and which will make them very expressive in the society. It will improve their enthusiasm towards studies and benefits them more.

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Priya said: (Jul 24, 2017)  
In my opinion, extra curricular activities should be need made compulsory, all the students that mean lower aged students are not similar to other students in the way of thinking. So all the people are talented in some activities like singing, dancing, acting, some people are in sports. So not at only education all of that activities should encourage because of better improvement of a particular student in future. All students have the dreams and that people will continue on that particular activity that means which those are interested then finally those people will achieve their goals in future. So extra curricular activities should be started in every school. Thank you.

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Vidhi Bhatia said: (Jul 19, 2017)  
Hi everyone!

Extra curricular activities should be compulsory in school as it is noticed that many students take part in activities from age 4-11 but when they reach a higher class participation in activities become less. If extra curricular activities are kept as compulsory then everyone will take part and socialize more effectively and by these activities students can find interest in a field other than academics and also the way not all five fingers are the same some students cannot excell in studies so by extra curricular activities we can be able to know the capability of the student in different areas in which they are good.

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Janani said: (Jul 19, 2017)  
Hi,

Yes, Extra curricular activities should be made compulsory in all the schools. In most of the schools, students are having three periods of physical education classes in a week. Although they are playing happily, teachers will not allow them to get practice on their favourite game. Because they are having extra curricular activity classes in their school premise itself after schooling. For that, they are charging separately. To avoid this, they should practice students in their favourite game for at least two classes per week.

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Vickey said: (Jul 15, 2017)  
Hello, Friends! In my opinion, extra curricular should be made compulsory in school and even in college. There is alot of benefits for peoples who are associated with extra curricular activities. It helps us relieve our mind from distress and pressure of study. Any body associated with activities like indoor i.e. table tennis carram etc and outoor games like cricket football volleyball or music dance etc ate also performing well in their academics compared to those isolated ones.

On the other hand, some people make their carrier in these activities.

It also improves physical as well as mental health. Even Doctors also suggest everyone to give some time of your day as extra curricular activities.

Thats it.

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Prasana said: (Jul 15, 2017)  
It helps to render the students to have a change in their routine academic life, moreover, the students get stable in physically, mentally and socially. The student with extra activities leads best and peaceful life.

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Sourabh Kumar said: (Jul 15, 2017)  
Yes, it should be because the human tendency to learn something new without mug-up the books. It gives interest in life to live long.

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Deepak said: (Jul 14, 2017)  
Extra curricular activities enhance personality of children.

It provide shining on their character.

It build confidence in their heart.

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Priya said: (Jul 11, 2017)  
Yes, it has to be compulsory because without extra curricular a person's overall personality can't develop and by mugging up our books we can only clear exam but can't do anything in life without having good personality we go to school to make our better future and for this in these days good personality is must so schools should focus on that also and for that they should make extracurricular compulsory and by this inner talent of students would show which would increase their career option.

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Arun Kumar said: (Jul 9, 2017)  
Extracurricular activity important to everyone because in future they make a special identification by the help of extracurricular activity at any place because most of the student take part in activity in their child life but when they grow or time passed their participation became less in activities because when they reached in board class they concentrate only on study and don't take part in any activity so from here their participation becomes less and finally they leave activities and in colleges few people take participate in extracurricular activity so by the help of these activities they get special attention from anyone.

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Himanshi Soni said: (Jul 9, 2017)  
What I think is extracurricular activities must be a part of the daily schedule to energise oneself. It boosts up confidence and freshens up the mind. When one is not able to concentrate properly he or she must spend some time in their favourite extra curricular activity and afterwards the results are unbelievable.

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Kapil said: (Jul 8, 2017)  
Yes. I think extracurricular plays an important role in developing one's activeness and to be fit and healthy. Students studying in a school needs some physical activities to be mentally and physically active during lectures and other things. Their tiredness gets vanished if they are involved in such type of activities. I think campaigning should be there to make aware the peoples regarding the importance of being physically fit and healthy. School should include a period daily in which students are able to do such type of activities.

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Tejal said: (Jul 5, 2017)  
Hello everyone.

I believe as much as regular studies are important for a child's growth, extracurricular activities also play a vital part in it, because it not only ensures the revitalization of their mind and body through the activities they love but also will help them socialize more effectively with the group if people who share similar interests, which in turns will help them to connect and be with similar minded people as themselves. Knowing that there are other fields except for the regular studies where they can exhibit their potential will reduce the feeling of insecurities concerning their peers and they will know that there is somewhere they belong, even if isn't their science or history class. They'll know as well as their parents that what they lack in logical studies, they compensate with their creativity.

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