Today’s youth is the future of the world. In the following articles we have gathered opinions from teacher from all over the world and their thought on the new generation. They have noticed a lot of positive trends. In general kids nowadays are becoming more open and are willing to learn as well are they are more kind. Smoking is not a thing anymore and if you have a F’s you are not cool. Drinking and driving is stupid as well. There are plenty more examples which can be read below. You can read the whole discussion on Reddit.
1. More understanding and forgiving
This teacher here states that young people are more understanding and forgiving in general if somebody is different.
2. More critical
This user noted that kids nowadays are much more critical about the current sociopolitical situation which really give us all hope.
3. It’s no longer cool to get F’s
This teacher states that in her school it is no longer cool to get F’s and fail. The kids are working harder academically as a team. This is great news to hear.
4. Being kind and supportive
This woman states that her college students are kind and supportive to each other most of the time which is great.
5. Putting themselves in another’s position
This woman states that in the last 15 years she is seeing that empathy and adaptability are dramatically improving. She also states that kids nowadays are much more flexible with changes.
6. They were born into the internet and social media
That user’s wife states that today kids are born into the internet and social media and is not something that had to learn. They are more self reliant with research and most importantly they are extremely hard working and less judgemental.
7. Independent and self-reflective
This user states that according to her experience today’s students are more kind and empathetic in general and both male and female students are pretty emotionally mature.
8. Making a huge deal about the plastic in the ocean
Today’s kids are paying much more attention to the plastic in the ocean. That user states that the kids are mindful and really want to protect the oceans.
9. Washing hands
Nowadays kids are much more likely to wash their hands than previous generations were.
10. Kind and loving regarding their parents
According to that user’s experience kids are more kind and loving to their parents which is great. We should respect and love the people who raised us.
11. Girls ask more boys out more often
This user from France states that girls ask boys out more often which is great, because they say what they want straight. People are generally kinder and more generous, understanding of difference which makes them more mature.
12. The realization
In general the young people understand that they don’t necessarily have to attend college if they want to get a profession.
13. Understanding each other
The youth nowadays is really understanding each other and can usually put issues aside which is great.
14. Questioning authority
More and more kids have been questioning authority rather than flat out rebelling.
15. This you person have never seen bullying
This young person states that he/she have never seen bullying. People might be bad something, but definitely not bullies.
16. Much more healthier
This retired teacher states that kids nowadays read less books, but are in many ways healthier then the recent past, both nutritionally and emotionally.
17. Kinder to the different kids
This teacher states that today’s kids are kinder to the different ones.
18. Better style
This teacher states that nowadays high schoolers have a better style.
19. Willing to learn about what they care for
Many kids nowadays are willing to learn something about what they do care for. There even have been a documented cases when kids go home and argue with their parents about things they learned in school.
20. Failure is not cool
This student states that in his high school failure isn’t cool at all. The ‘popular’ kids now are the ones who get top grades which is really wonderful.
21. Apologizing and owning up to their actions
This school care counselor states that kids nowadays are willing to apologize and owning up to their actions which is another great thing.
22. The little geniuses
This babysitter states that nowadays kids are pure geniuses. They can do multiplication before first grade and son on…
23. A lot more critical and willing to question for the sake of understanding
This person states that nowadays kids are a lot more critical and are willing to ask questions in order to understand something.
24. Their general acceptance of others
This teacher states that kids nowadays have a good general acceptance of others and don’t really care about orientation, class and so on.
25. Smarter and informed
This guy runs soccer camps for kids. He is stating that kids today are much smarter and much more informed that it was a while ago.
26. Smart kids have more respect from their peers
This teacher in Junior high school have noticed that smart kids have more respect from their peers which is another great thing.
27. The students put way more effort
This university teacher have noticed that her students are putting in way more effort than she did at their age which is really great as well.
28. Lack of bullying
This person noticed a lack of bullying in high school, middle and elementary school. He has been observing them for more than 50+ hours and the only thing he noticed is two kinds roasting each other, nothing more.
29. More considerate and deeper thinkers
This teacher working with young adults noticed that they are more considerate, deeper thinkers and pragmatic in a good way.
30. Less cigarette smoking
This person noted that smoking is not a thing in today’s kids and video games are much more acceptable.
31. More nicer and donating
This dude here is working at a gas station across from two schools. He noticed that kids are much more nicer an willing to donate to their fundraisers as well as they don’t have any problem paying for each other’s stuff.
32. Drink and drive
This person’s girlfriend is a teacher and she has noticed that drinking and driving is not cool anymore. Young kids are taught very good and they believe that drinking and driving is not cool at all which is really great.