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How Do We Prepare Our Children For The Future?

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How do we prepare our children for the future?
The ecological systems theory, that Urie Bronfenbrenner developed, explains how everything in a child’s environment affects how a child grows and develops in the upcoming years of his or her life. The microsystem, mesosystem, exosystem, macrosystem, and chronosystem are the five levels that can influence a child’s development. (Urie Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological System Video)
The first level is the microsystem level. It would be the immediate environment the child lives in that would be the person who has the direct contact with the child. I totally agree with Urie Bronfenbrenner in saying, every child needs at least one adult who is irrationally crazy about him or her. (Brendtro, 2006) I believe if a child does not have that connect to anyone early in life, they will have an issue throughout life. The interaction will have an effect on how the child grows. All children need to be able to know what it is to have someone love them and have faith that they can accomplish anything they want to achieve in their lifespan.
In addition to the first level is next level, mesosystems, when two different factors of the microsystem work together. It could be the child’s family life and school. According to Lisa Delpit, she stated that classrooms need to incorporate strategies appropriate for all in in the classroom. This would be working with the families to integrate background from the children. Children may have a hard time in the
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