The Instigator
potter1693
Con (against)
Losing
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StephenAlsop
Pro (for)
Winning
77 Points

are teachers giving too much homework every night?

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 11/25/2009 Category: Education
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 4,828 times Debate No: 10243
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potter1693

Con

I believe teachers are not giving too much homework it is just the student who is slacking off on the homework makes it hard on their grades. so in my oppion it is the students fault that they are slacking off in school. so let my partner explain his side of the argument
StephenAlsop

Pro

First i would like to thank my opponent because without him this debate would not be possible

Now i would like to restate the resolution that "are teachers giving too much homework every night?"

As this is a question that my opponent failed to turn into a statement i will do it for him. My deffinition of the resolution is that teachers are giving too much homework for students to cope.

I have three main reasons why this is true the social standpoint, the time reasons, and last is the political standings

First is the social standpoint:
I have about 4 hours of homework every night this is an exteame amout i rarely have time to talk to friends and i have an extreame amount of stress on me i am only debating right now because my teacher wants me to for a class! As anybody who want a reletively good gpa has to take on this work load not leaving time for freinds or anything social there will be a higher suicide rate.

My second standpoint is that of time, we go to school every day and learn for an avrage of 7 hours as if this isnt enough we have about three to four hours of homework every night which brings our total to 10-11 hours of work everyday there used to be child labor laws in oregon agains children working more than ten hour days but now you see youth doing this every day just to be able to be educated.

Last is the politiacal standings on this matter:
I personally do not want to do my homework every night it is extreamly stressful and time consuming i find myself skipping lunch and dinner to work on school assingnments and i often dont have time to talk to freinds the only time i see then or talk to them is in class!!

now to refute what my opponent said

His whole arument is based on what he belives and what his oppinon is but he has no reasoning behind it therefore his arument holds no water

For these reasons i urge a strong vote in the affermation of this resolution
Debate Round No. 1
potter1693

Con

as my opponent had said about having homework for about four hours I on the other hand have an out standing GPA 3.40 with three B's and two A's the two A's are in math and woodshop also the B's are in debate, english, and drawing 2. true grades.
StephenAlsop

Pro

Due to the fact that my opponent cannot validate his last point it should not be taken into account

For the reasons that my opponent failed to make any valad points and because he only countered one of mine i urge a strong vote in the negation of this resolution thank you.
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by StephenAlsop 4 years ago
StephenAlsop
how so
Posted by Arcanist 4 years ago
Arcanist
I think this debate is pretty biased.
Posted by True2GaGa 4 years ago
True2GaGa
So would it be on mine....
Posted by Arcanist 4 years ago
Arcanist
Oustanding GPA of 3.4? that would be horrific in my standards...
Posted by Nails 4 years ago
Nails
I want your classes!

3/5 of your classes: Woodshop, debate, drawing.
No wonder you don't get all that much homework.
Posted by Speechee111807 4 years ago
Speechee111807
I actually agree with potter1693 because with homework comes practice and with that practice you get perfection. I personally find it easy-er to do math (for example) after reviews because of all the homework. If potter1693 would have expanded his points and gave more sources rather than his personal opinion I would have given all the points to potter1693, but seeing that StephenAlsop used better sources...I give him most of the points. Better luck next time potter1693 :)
Posted by StephenAlsop 4 years ago
StephenAlsop
i really did not feel in nessasery in this case and did not want to spend the time lol
Posted by daniel_t 4 years ago
daniel_t
Neither side cited any sources and both side's arguments were largely or purely anecdotal. Both of you should have been providing sources such as (http://www.eschoolnews.com...)

I will give Pro the convincing arguments point simply because he provided more detail. Next time Pro, I suggest you provide a link to Oregon child labor laws.
Posted by StephenAlsop 4 years ago
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baloni is good]
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