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Why Teens Do Not Understand Analogue Clocks

Why Teens Do Not Understand Analogue Clocks

Recently, I read a surprising news article in The Telegraph that the UK is getting rid of analogue clocks in school because kids are no longer understand and tell the time. Is it something alarming, or I am just exaggerating my thoughts that kids these days might be good at placing new examples in from new gun laws or inventing new and cheap environmental ideas. Still, they can’t read time from analogue clocks or hold a pencil? According to Malcolm Trobe, deputy general secretary at the Association of School and College Leaders, “The current generation isn’t as good at reading the traditional clock face as older generations.” Somehow, the situation is similar in most parts of the world, including India and Pakistan, where kids under the age of 12 still find it hard to understand and tell time from analogue clocks. Is it essential to know how to read the time on analogue clocks for children? Continue reading “Why Teens Do Not Understand Analogue Clocks”