Published Jun 11, 2021

Suqin Zheng

Suojun Yuan

Longjun Zhou  


Extracurricular practice is an activity that promotes the overall development of students and continues the content of classroom teaching. How to realize the effective development of extracurricular practice is a complex educational problem. When students face a boring and single classroom form, extracurricular practice will play a vital role in realizing the comprehensive development of students’ morality, intelligence, physical education, and art. According to observation and literature analysis, it is found that rural elementary school students participate in less extracurricular practice and are closely related to students, parents, and schools. Teachers’ and parents’ excessive demands on academic performance have become the main reason for less extracurricular practice. Further analysis of the reasons, including the low salary of teachers, limited teaching and training opportunities; the effect of extracurricular practice is not proportional to the investment; the practice results are difficult to unify the standard; the rural extracurricular practice lacks sufficient financial support. Based on this, we suggest trying to put forward some suggestions to promote the development of extracurricular practice from the aspects of understanding of extracurricular practice, course structure, homework form, feedback results, urban and rural resources, etc.



Elementary School Students, Extracurricular Practice, Problems, Strategies, Rural Areas

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How to Cite
Zheng, S., Yuan, S., & Zhou, L. (2021). Problems and Improvement Strategies of Chinese Rural Elementary School Students’ Extracurricular Practice. Science Insights, 37(3), 281–287. https://doi.org/10.15354/si.21.or103
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