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Choosing Argumentative Essay Topics Related To Education

Argumentative essays are written so that an author takes a position and raises arguments to persuade his or her readers that this position is right. Sometimes, you may choose a topic for an argumentative paper by yourself. However, usually teachers give students some direction. For example, a teacher may assign a broad subject, such as education. If you have an assignment to write an argumentative paper on education, but cannot come up with a good topic, you may look at the list below.

  1. Cheating in schools is getting worse.
  2. With the introduction of the Internet, students have plenty of new ways to cheat with homework and teachers cannot do anything about it.

  3. Students should grade their teachers.
  4. Prove in your essay that if students could give their teachers bad or good grades too, the quality of our education would increase.

  5. Too many students get excellent scores.
  6. Do your research and prove that the number of students who get excellent grades in your school is too big to be realistic.

  7. Students in middle schools should be drug tested.
  8. It’s known that many teenagers use drugs and their parents don’t know about this. Prove that at least schools should do something about this matter.

  9. Students should study only what they want.
  10. Prove in your paper that it’ll be more beneficial for the development of a student to study only the subjects that are interesting to him or her.

  11. Standardized tests don’t measure a student’s skills properly.
  12. Raise your arguments and prove in your essay that standardized tests can’t measure the real knowledge and skills of a person.

  13. Schools should reward students for excellent test scores.
  14. Prove that to increase the motivation of students to study, schools should give valuable rewards for getting high scores on tests.

  15. Students should spend more time in high school.
  16. The amount of necessary information is growing every year; therefore students should spend more time in high schools before entering universities.

  17. Schools should provide more opportunities for students to be creative.
  18. Raise your arguments and prove that to graduate from the school successfully you should rather be creative than obedient.

  19. Schools don’t prepare students for the real life.
  20. Prove in your essay that most of the rules that work in schools don’t work in the real life situations thus this may confuse students.

These sample topics should help you come up with your own original idea and write a great argumentative paper on education. Keep in mind that using the topics of other students might be considered as a plagiarism.