Does Class Size Matter?

Classes range in various sizes throughout our whole time in school. However, did the size of your class ever affect your way of learning? Class sizes since Kindergarten and 12th grade have ranged from 15 to 30 plus students, but which class size is better? I believe that a smaller class size is better for everyone. Having smaller classes make the learning experience more personal for the students. If a teacher has 30 or more kids to teach, the only way to really teach them all is as a whole. Also, what if all 30 or more kids have a question? The teacher doesn’t have enough time to personally help each and everyone of them, especially in 45 minute intervals. That would around a minute and a half for each student, if that.
Smaller classes make for a better learning experience. Teachers can see who is a better learner, or who struggles a little more than others. The teacher can help the kids who need it more. Also, smaller classes make it easier on the teacher. It spreads out their workload a bit, and they’re able to get grades in faster, if the class is smaller. Teachers get as overwhelmed as students do with work. Everyone stresses, and making a class smaller and more flexible will help both parties I believe class sizes should be limited to only 15 or 20 students, but I would say that there can be no more than 20,much rather no more than 30. When you think about, 30 is a lot of people. Imagine having 30 dogs, or cats, or any other animal. They take a lot of work, and time, but try teaching 30 dogs, or cats. 20 is a big number as well, but I feel as if it’s less challenging. So, when you’re in class, as a teacher or student, you should think about how you learn/ teach in one of your bigger classes compared to smaller.