During summer vacation, there is one item whose sales have been skyrocketing and we think it will make your jaw drop. That item is surveillance cameras.
Why does summer lead to a boost in the sales of surveillance cameras? It turns out that most kids are left at home alone during the day in the summer since parents have to go to work. Therefore, many parents can’t help but worry about their children’s safety and self-discipline. Their solution is putting hidden cameras around their house. By doing this, they will know exactly whether their kids are doing homework and behaving themselves.
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However, according to Chen Laixiu, psychology teacher from Shanghai Zhabei No.3 Centre Primary School, the tactic may backfire because the kids are doing homework for the sake of their parents, rather than doing it for the sake of learning. If this continues, kids may stop learning spontaneously and lose interest in their study.
What makes things even worse is that someone with bad intentions may exploit hidden cameras. Passwords for surveillance cameras can be easily hacked, so this means people can gain access to the hidden camera’s recordings.
To avoid the worst-case scenario, parents should change their passwords frequently and place the hidden cameras somewhere safe. The better solution overall may be not using surveillance cameras. After all, when it comes to education, there is always a better way than spying on your kids.
[images via Sina news and Taobao]