The Positive Impact Of Departmentalization In Elementary Schools

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Life is about facing problems and finding new techniques and skills to solve these problems. If a doctor is having a hard time finding the cure for someone who is having an intensive backache, then the doctor will look up resources to see if there is any new treatment in the market that can help this patient feel better. Like the doctor, the Education Department is trying to find new ways to improve students’ studies. One new technique that is being tested is departmentalization in elementary schools. Departmentalizing is a model of teaching in which multiple teachers specialized in different subject will teach their subject of specialization to a class, instead of having one teacher teach different subjects in the class. Departmentalization has had a positive impact in our elementary schools by increasing test scores, transitioning students from elementary to middle school, and improving special education students learning.
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Students will be getting higher testing scores because of the specialized teachers in each subject. The terrifying transition from elementary to middle school might not be so terrifying because the student would already have an idea of how the departmentalization system works. Also special education students will get the most benefit of having teachers work together to find ways for the student to grasp the information successfully. Departmentalization may have some positive impact in our elementary schools but it also has some negatives. Teachers would have more students, parents and students feel they will not get enough emotional and psychological support. These problems can be fixed by having more teachers teach the same subjects and by having school councilors as the go to person for students and parents. Therefore, I believe departmentalization should be implemented in all elementary schools

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