Noisy Schools

NOISY SCHOOLS and everything an infantile choir is singing the lesson: thousand times one hundred, one hundred thousands; thousand times thousands, million Antonio Machado. THE NOISY ENVIRONMENT AFFECTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LANGUAGE The increasing levels of noise in the outside have been invading population centers, without forecasts existed to limit this deterioration. The arrangement of the traffic has done that the intense circulation instead of to be reduced to a few streets is scattered by all the city. Film director oftentimes addresses this issue. Of this form previously calm considerable areas they have been deteriorated on its outer environment. On the other hand, many of the educational equipment have been located of inadequate form near great sources of noise or these, as in the case of the highways, can have reasoned with drawing up excessively near some teaching institutions. The protection of this zone against the noise has not been able to apply, to a great extent because the criteria corresponding to the protection for this type of contamination do not comprise of urban planning. For years the detrimental effects caused by the noise are known.

The damages brought about through the auditory route perhaps are known, but mainly concerning the quality of listening and the intelligibility of the communications it is where it indicates with greater clarity the effects of the noise. The investigations of the two last decades are outstanding the impact of the noise in scholastic means. The disturbance of the intelligibility of the oral communication is particularly serious when it is the formation of the students and the mental development of the young generations. The noisy environment affects the development of the language, as well as the acquisition of the reading in all the small childhood and the primary school that are both capital periods for the intellectual development.