Katharine Briggs and Isabel Myers developed this assessment to help people understand themselves better as well as those around them. (Myers, 1998). Currently, the MBTI Assessment is seen as the most popular personality assessment used not only for counseling sessions but by corporations, large and small, that want to create more effective teams. The assessment is easy to complete and comprehend; however the struggle is to put the lessons learned into practice. By incorporating the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, faculty can layer this assessment with Socialization and Jablin’s Model of Organizational Assimilation (1987, 2001) to help develop and increase student retention/involvement in the classroom.
All in all Common Core is a good solution for America’s education system. As you can see, Common Core is a major positive for our education system. Common core helps many students get to college and perform better in college once they get there. Also teachers approve much more of Common Core, and Common Core increases students overall chance of succeeding in their careers. If teachers think Common Core is best than who am I to argue.
A higher degree and education is in everyone’s best interest as it increases your knowledge basis and the increase in salary that usually comes with an increase in education are also a plus. College is a great place to enhance the growth of life skills, sharpen basic skills, and continue to develop critical thinking skills. Ernest Boyner states: “In spatial terms, teaching and learning may begin in the classroom, but course work also spills over into the life of the campus and the community. Students engage in experiential learning and co-curricular activities that take abstract ideas and anchor them in real-life problems.” (Coyle 20) In college one learns how to live around and becomes exposed to people of other cultures. As a firefighter, dealing with people of different cultural backgrounds, experiences and beliefs happens almost on a daily basis.
In fact, according to Diane Ravitch, who is a Research Professor of Education at New York University, “ In the past few years, we have seen the enormous benefits that flow to disadvantaged students because of the information provided by state tests. Those who fall behind are now getting extra instruction in after-school classes and summer programs. In their efforts to improve student performance, states are increasing teachers ' salaries, testing new teachers and insisting on better teacher education.”( Ravitch, 2000, para.5) This quote from an expert in education proves that these tests should become mandatory worldwide because it has a lot of benefits especially for education and improving students’
2. The strength of these philosophies lies in the fact they are all student centered approaches to teaching and learning. I most appreciate the prescriptive nature of the philosophies meaning that they all are attempting to increase learning and decrease behavior issues by establishing roles, routines, and norms of a classroom. I think if I can actively utilize the approaches above, I can create the type of environment that is helpful to both students and still be a place I want to work in. I do not expect that I can do it all the first year, but maybe over time I can bring in more research based applications of classroom management.
Next, the appeal of ethos is the appeal to credibility and authority. Sanders supports his argument with the appeal of ethos by validating the fact that he is a college professor and sees students versus learners all the time. For instance, Sanders says “I see this [students being afraid of being wrong] most often when students turn in written papers (Sanders 4). By mentioning his first-hand account he is building is authority and trustworthiness on the subject at hand. Finally, Sanders appeals to pathos when he involves emotions and presents his invitation to students to become a learner.
The focus of college or any education is about the experiences acquired through the process of learning. However, for the majority of society the new focus is now on the degree, which to many, represent the key to success. Hence, students now equate knowledge and intellect as something that can be readily purchased. Yet, the key to success lies within our actions. This very concept is derived from the Hsun Tzu’s short reading titled “Encouraging Learning”.
In the article, Is Four Days Better Than A Five Day School Week, the author states, “ ‘ Our ACT scores at the best they've been in 10 years, and our love it,’ said Chris” (https://newsela.com/articles/school-fourday/id/1002/). This quote helps explain why we should have a four day week. This isn't the only reason though. In addition, not only are tests scores better, but also student attendance. In the article, The Four Day School Week, by Don Kordosky, the author states, “ Attendance in some schools increased 3% as against available instructional hours” (Crosscut: "The Four-day school week: why less really is more").
It is important that high school students have training and experience that allows them to be prospective employees. In a recent study, 87% of new jobs created require employees to use multiple computer programs for entry positions. By redesigning school curriculum to recognize the needs of the workplace, this will enable students to have more viable job options after graduating high school. An updated school curriculum will increase students’ chances of getting hired for entry-level positions, leading to many job opportunities. In the end, there will always be a place for classic subjects in school.
Service learning is very beneficial to any organization. For instance the thousands of college students who walk these halls every day can learn so much more than what is in the text books they read. This university can benefit so much from service learning that will help our students become better pillars of the community. We will intern have smarter and more dedicated students who are much more open minded to for filling their educational dreams. It has been shown that service learning projects where students work with community partners by providing a specific service or product can be especially useful in helping students understand complexity of organizations their needs and their future roles in them.
It will prove to our peers and future employers that we are educated in our fields and prepared to start working in the real world. They also offered several social advantages, such as socials and gatherings, which made it easier to make friends when first entering college. The UHP has opened up several academic, social, and vocational advantages to its members. The future can be quite a scary concept. Knowing what you want to do for the rest of your life at the age of eighteen is a lot of pressure.
Thank you Tiffany I wish you the best of your endeavors. Hi Tiffany, There are so many innovative ways we can use technology to better our experiences as educators. We can use technology to support diversity among many methods in which can be used. I love observing my students exploring with technology with many learning subjects. This experience helps them to become better communicators and