Linggo, Abril 01 2012
Action Research on Tardiness
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONREGION XIIKIDAPAWAN CITY SCHOOLS DIVISIONKIDAPAWAN CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOLRoxas St., Kidapawan City
ACTION RESEARCH DESIGNABSTRACT
Punctuality is one of the virtues beyond reproach. Much of the time and wealth will besaved if this virtue will be carried out to the system of every responsible citizen. Punctuality willencompass all of the positive action in all aspects. Though it was less appreciated in other situations like productivity against punctuality, none the less, it is still very vital in situations thatneeded it most.This study will determine the factors affecting students in their daily routine during schooldays. Always and often times being tardy in the flag ceremony, in attending classes after recesstime in the morning and afternoon class sessions and during the first period in the afternoon classsession. There are observed instances that during their transfer of room in their specializationsubjects and other activities that needs outdoor activities, they are behind schedule in attending toit.
BACKGROUND/STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
There is about 20% of the IV-Pisces Class in Kidapawan City National High School whoare always late in attending the flag ceremony as well as in attending to their respective classes.This problem had accumulated from tolerable to habitual state and it has a significantimpact in their performance at school. Most of the class had been influenced by their peers and thiswould be embedded in their mind pattern until college and ultimately to their vocation and their adventures in life. Other students had just the difficulty in optimizing their time as their subjectrelated activities grows in bulk. Reported incidents on online games cyber addiction were prominent and this usually happens after lunch break. To figure it out, students set aside their precedence to study and learn thus the proponent of this research had to find out. Moreover, theresearcher’s intention is to isolate the primary reason of tardiness and proactive intervention will be executed so as to curtail if it will not utterly do away with the quandaries.As the school inculcates discipline to have a world class graduates, globally competitiveand well rounded individuals, the researcher had in mind to unearth the reason behind of this punctuality virtue which is annoyingly, losing its ground.