…and we entered a new culture that historians call the culture of personality you know what happened is we had evolved from an agricultural economy to a world of big business and so suddenly people are moving from small towns to the cities and instead of working along…and the problems that we are facing today and feels like science and in economics are so vast and so complex that we are going to need armies of people coming together to solve them working together but I am saying that the more freedom that we give introverts to be themselves the more likely that they are to come up with their own unique solutions to these problems.
REFLECTIVE This quotation argues that culture evolves with the economy development and at the same time, the economy, the technology and the culture together have an influence on method of our thinking and learning. It shows one reason why teamwork is crucial and popular in our society and community and appeals educators to consider the personality of learners to personalize our teaching effectively.
INTERPRETIVE I think that belief, value and behavior are the reflections of the specific economy and culture environments, which evolves gradually and continuously. From the viewpoint of economic history, it is the technology advancement and innovation driving industrialization developments, with great transformation from agricultural family economy to modern business market economy. In modern life, reputation and brand are crucial not only to business entity but also, to the individual. Therefore, extroverts gain advantages to demonstrate themselves in class, in workplace, and in public speaking, anyway they are willing to speak out and more engaged in 13 PIDP 3250 Reflective Writing 11 March 2018 (W5) branding. The similar condition applies to the business and company, which make great efforts to marketing their products, service even culture, to make sure they gain a favorable advantage over the competitors. It cannot but a positive circulation. Extroverts are rewarded more, and the teamwork are well encouraged to motivate extroverts standing out. In fact, according to the research Susan mentions, we have introverts that accounts for one third of population. They seem dim in our society that cannot stop talking, because they are slow reaction, silent in discussion and embarrassed in public. But it is not the whole story. Introverts have great power contributing to our society in their ways. Especially in a rapid-paced internet information time, we can easily access to tons of resources and opinions, and it will be a challenge to think by yourself and evaluate what you read and what you see and listen. Usually introverts have a comparative advantage of devoting mind to thinking over and over. When critical thinking and creative thinking become more and more excluded valued in our society full of intelligent artificial, introverts show their strength. It is definitively a trend. I don’t think this speech will be so successful and get sympathetic responses of audience in ten years before. A decade or more years ago, information is still scarce, to some extent, we need exchange and share to get more valuable information with teamwork or group discussion. But today, we are in a quite different era, faced with overwhelming explosion information, and we really incline to spend more room and time thinking and evaluating what we get.
DECISONAL As an educator, I consider that we can try do something to providing more freed and comfortable community to introverts, motivating them learning and more engaged in class. The first is to try to understand your students well, connection-built is the priority before your delivering the knowledge. It takes time, but you must do this if you want to help them. The second is blending teamwork with self-assignment, and oral practice with writing paper, online teaching with lecturing, one to one tutoring together with small group. Assignment and teaching with various forms available facilitate and encourages learners try best with own way. The third is to encourage all without prejudice and bias in class. It is important to keep in mind the difference of introverts and extroverts.
• Introverts Think—Act—Think
• Extroverts Act—Think—Act
It’s important to honor these differences rather than try to fix them. Instead of using coercion to force participation among introverted students, we must strive for “cultivating engagement from both camps.” What we need is strategies and techniques, not making a discrimination between extroverts and introverts.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0KYU2j0TM4 https://www.learningliftoff.com/why-schools-are-rethinking-how-to-teach-introverted-students/ https://globaldigitalcitizen.org/connecting-introverted-students