It helps memory and brain development and makes you cleverer and better and stronger and thinner and much more cooler and it is way better! In addition, the rhythmic chewing increases attention, making it easier to focus in class. . Third, there are 7 hours in a school day. We aim to create a safe and valuable space for discussion and debate. Even when I am studying or doing homework. Some students may put it under the desk or on the floor just to be rebellious, but if they had the privilege to chew gum at school they might be more respectful.
Why do they insist on doing it while everyone is studying? Chewing gum helps to relieve stress and relax. This is also a proven fact. Considering that gum has been proven to reduce stress, one can also agree that chewing gum in the classroom can also reduce anxieties that go along with learning, and therefore can increase social performance in the classroom. S College of Dentistry, has done research and proved that chewing gum can help you in school. If Cornish Elementary let's chewing gum back into the school, they may find that, especially in the middle schoolers, the gum may help relieve anxiety, stress and depression in the students. Don't contact parents unless it becomes a constant problem.
Since a lot of students are multi-taskers, chewing gum helps students focus on what they are doing since they are already half occupied with chewing gum. This means that in shorter classes kids shouldn't chew gum, but in longer classes they should. Bright colored gum, for example blue, will attract attention in your mouth. Students should be able to pop in a piece of gum after lunch to clean their teeth. Don't let gum get in the way. It can damage the teeth.
Second, there is no doubt that chewing gum makes kids smarter. It's definitely big business for what may be the world's oldest confection. There are those that say that gum can help you concentrate. Investigators at Louisiana State University took 115 people who regularly chewed gum and fed them lunch. Yes--- Because it couldn't harm anybody unless you put it in somebody's hair, but I think we all grew out of that and if you don't chew it like a cow than it shouldn't distract others, but schools just think of the negatives.
When I am at home and I am working on my homework I often chew gum. Chewing gum can be soothing, particularly if students are preparing to answer questions or recite in school. If they do, then you have an argument for a point you obviously feel passionate about! In fact, according to a Wrigley gum study, 65 percent of athletes chew gum to help relieve stress before or during a game. Preliminary research suggests that regular chewing can help you remember names, make you thinner, whiten teeth, etc. Gum helps many students focus, believe it or not. It's repulsive and it stays there until someone musters up the courage to go past their job description and scrape gum from their desks. She hid it from us for yrs, our son has severe autism.
Researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine took 108 eighth-grade math students from a Houston, Texas, charter school and divided them into two groups, following them for 14 weeks. I highly doubt that both the teachers let the kids try them and every single student proved they could not be responsible with gum. It's also not the only appetite suppressant in the world. All because you let chewing gum get in your way. Students understand that they are responsible for each gum they throw away. Then what would we do. The gum chewers also had faster reaction times and more accurate results than the group without gum.
Also it the chewing does calm some students. Also when students are given the privaledge to chew gum, it is often abused and students are sticking them under desk and so on. Someone chewing gum in school could stick it beneath the desk. The classroom should be a place of dignity, where people study in peace and quiet. However in a college environment, students can freely chew gum and not be worried about getting a detention when caught or being asked to spit it out embarrassingly in front of the entire class. Researchers don't know exactly why chewing gum helps all these but they are finding out more information. It become a popularity contest to share gum, and students act selfish by giving to a select group of people while neglecting others.
This is what actually started my chewing gum addiction too and started chewing about one to two pieces per day. In 2009, a was conducted on the effects on chewing gum and its correlation to academic performance. It's unhygienic and can put off other people if they sit in the same place as you. It gives my subconscious something to do while I focus on my work. I think you have the right to ban gum in your classroom if it detracts from the learning environment by irritating you. For many people who like to eat gum, they report feelings of being at ease and enhanced clarity in doing their tasks. Also if the gum is bad for your teeth you could get your teeth drilled.
Even before this study came out, some students have long attested to its ability to help one focus. The results showed that people who chewed gum had more accurate scores and quicker reaction time than people who didn't chew gum, especially at the end of the test. They are filled with sugar. Students who sit in the back tend to not pay attention during class. The reason gum isn't allowed in schools is because after kids got done chewing it, they wouldn't properly dispose of it. The simple chewing motion can help you relax when taking a test in school.