Educational Change

After reading these articles about educational change it was interesting to see regardless of the subject how connected they were. There will be some resistance because any change causes questions, but education is forever growing and we must also. The first article was about changing the message of education to helping our student’s academic success. The need to rethink core qualities that have define school education such as testing, school schedules, and grade levels. The idea of fighting for students to get a better chance to progress in school by taking away standardized computer testing for all students can be essential. Our students are being pushed to prepare and past test that not all of them are equally ready to past. Every …show more content…
Many have started to drift away from that type of testing because it doesn’t truly assess the level of our students. The common core standards is an educational initiative in the United States that dictates what K-12 students should know in English language arts and mathematics at the end of each grade (Gewertz, 2016). Drifting away from this standardized testing, matches the option of given our students a chance at personalized testing. It’s time that we get to know our youth individually when it comes to education. Everyone sees certain topics in a different light, and should be educated …show more content…
The next article is about allowing the community to help drive diversity in personal learning. Diverse communities becoming a part of the school social behavior solutions bring so many angles to educating. Allowing the community to become a part of change s significant because people adapt to change when they are decision in the process not when decisions are made (Davis, 2016). When making changes you need to understand the culture surrounding any refinements made. Although technology is essential in educational change it doesn’t change culture just impacts the access of new information and ideas. The resistant you will receive from this would be teachers not having enough information to assist in this change. Being a part of the social community will give teachers the ability to relate and educate students. You don’t want to be a teacher whose unsure of themselves, so its important administration finds educators who don’t just know but understand the community

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