RespondÂ to 2 of your colleagues inÂ 150 word ResponsesÂ , commenting on areas of agreement, disagreement, inconsistency, and challenge with regard to how courage can be used to support policy and advocacy within the field.
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The presentations for this weekâ€™s discussion have influenced my perceptions of the common good. They have highlighted the importance of policy and practical wisdom and their fantastic effect on education. For example, in Brunoâ€™s presentation, she discusses the importance of due process, which leads to others owning their decisions and making necessary changes that affect the greater good. Bruno also imparts her wisdom on the importance of documentation to support due process (National Association for the Education of Young Children, 2014). Schwartz outlines the importance of using practical wisdom. Practical wisdom is the moral will to do the right thing and the skill to know the right thing (TED Conferences, LLC, 2011). A wise person can be flexible when dealing with others and knows how to bend the rules for the greater good with the proper needs in mind. Practical wisdom requires the person to have a desire to do the right thing.
Schwartz uses the example of a teacher who listened to a consultant trying to help the school boost its test scores. The consultantâ€™s advice was for educators not to waste their time on students who will pass the test, donâ€™t waste time on students who wonâ€™t pass no matter what, and kids whose scores will not matter. This consultantâ€™s idea is to focus on the bubble kids, the kids that will make a difference. The teacher was upset by this advice because she believed all students matter. Schwartzâ€™s point is that rules are essential, but some rules will demoralize the practitioners and the practice. Rules and incentives create people who only work for the incentive.
Similarly, we, as educators, work to reach students through incentives. Students begin to work for the incentive rather than the desire to learn. Thankfully there is a way out of the rules and incentive system through people willing to be system changers. The system changers use courage not to leave the system but to work to change the system (TED Conferences, LLC, 2011).
Courage is needed to make system changes. We have policies and rules because we see the importance of having a standard of operation. However, not every situation fits the standard. Therefore, flexibility and practical wisdom matter. Fromberg presents the idea of high-stakes testing as sanctioned child abuse. She highlights the importance of play and risk-taking in the learning process. Unfortunately, administrators and teachers are placed in positions to use standardized tests and scripted lessons. However, there are system changers using courage to break away from high-stakes testing. Some programs are pushing back the age for kindergarten and hiring teachers that have been through early childhood education courses and understand the unique needs of kindergarten students (TED Conferences, LLC, 2012). Robinson points out that high-performing education systems understand the importance of individualizing teaching and learning. They attribute high status to the teaching profession, which requires investing in the profession. These education systems know that the decisions must be made at the school level. Education is not a mechanical system but rather a human system that requires an approach that is flexible and individualized.
Current early childhood educators and leaders need the courage to make decisions for the greater good. Education leaders should focus on creating a climate of possibility. Leaders need to learn to be flexible, be system changers, and focus on revoluntizing education by taking the emphasis off of standardized testing and placing it on the needs of individual students. To make the necessary changes in education, school leaders need courage.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (Producer). (2014).Â Â Reflections on early childhood program management
[Video fileÂ Â https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9ftoju83fE
TED Conferences, LLC (Producer). (2011).Â Â Barry Schwartz: Using our practical wisdomÂ [Video Â File]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDS-ieLCmS4
TED Conferences, LLC (Producer). (2013).Â Â How to escape educationâ€™s Death Valley: Sir Ken RobinsonÂ [Video file]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX78iKhlnsc
TED Conferences, LLC (Producer). (2012).Â Â What kindergarten should be: Doris Fromberg at TEDxMiamiUniversityÂ [Video file]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?
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