Wearing Slippers in School – level 2

08-02-2017 07:00

Students in Britain normally wear shoes at school. One primary school in England, however, read a study on wearing slippers in school.

The 10-year study covered 25 countries. It says that when children wear slippers at school, they come to school earlier, leave later, read more, and do better in exams. The classrooms are calmer and quieter. In some classes, bullying was reduced.

The school is happy with the positive change, and some teachers wear slippers, too.

Difficult words: slippers (house shoes), bullying (attacking somebody who is weaker than you), reduce (make less).

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