Emotional Intelligence Test For decades, a lot of emphasis has been put on certain aspects of intelligence such as logical reasoning, math skills, spatial skills, understanding analogies, verbal skills etc. Researchers were puzzled by the fact that while IQ could predict to a significant degree academic performance and, to some degree, professional and personal success, there was something missing in the equation. Some of those with fabulous IQ scores were doing poorly in life; one could say that they were wasting their potential by thinking, behaving and communicating in a way that hindered their chances to succeed. One of the major missing parts in the success equation is emotional intelligence, a concept made popular by the groundbreaking book by Daniel Goleman, which is based on years of research by numerous scientists such as Peter Salovey, John Meyer, Howard Gardner, Robert Sternberg and Jack Block, just to name a few. Read every statement carefully and indicate which option applies best to you.
LEARNING STYLES TEST PAGE Learning Styles Test Unlock Your Learning Potential! This test is to find out something about your preferred learning method. Research on the left/right brain differences and also on learning personality differences suggest that each person has a preferred way to receive and communicate information. A. 9. Now go back and count how many V's, A's, R's, and K's you circled. V's than click here A's than click here R's than click here K's than click here 5 Things That Really Smart People Do Most people don't really think much about how they learn. Generally you assume learning comes naturally. You listen to someone speak either in conversation or in a lecture and you simply absorb what they are saying, right? But the need for learning never ends, so your desire to do so should always outweigh your desire to be right. 1. You know the one I am talking about. If you can't quiet the inner voice, then at least use it to your advantage. 3. Some people are naturally curious and others are not. 4. No concept or theory comes out of thin air. 5. Often people shut out learning due to the person delivering the material.
Philosophy Survey 2 What is you Educational Philosophy? By Patricia D. Jersin (1972) Instructions Please check the answer under each item that best reflects your thinking. What is the Essence of Education? The essence of education is: reason and intuition growth knowledge and skills choice What is the Nature of the Learner? The learner is: an experiencing organism. a unique, free choosing, and responsible creature made up of intellect and emotion. a rational and intuitive being. a storehouse for knowledge and skills, which, once acquired, can later be applied and used. What should be the role of the teacher? What should the curriculum include? This test is self-scoring. Implications The four answers selected for each of the questions in this multiple-choice test represent positions on educational issues being taken by hypothetical spokesmen from the major educational philosophies heading each column-Progressivism, Perennialism, Essentialism, and Existentialism. Home
Learning Styles Quiz Complete this quiz with your child, selecting the statements he agrees with. Understanding Learning Styles Most people use a combination of learning styles but have a clear preference for just one. Understanding your child’s learning style can make it easier for you to communicate with your child and can help reduce frustration at homework time. If your child selected mostly auditory learning statements, he is good at absorbing information from spoken words and may understand instructions better if they are read aloud. Adapted from “Learning Style Survey for Young Learners” by Andrew D.
Executive function - effects, person, people, used, brain, personality, skills, Definition Photo by: ktsdesign Definition The term executive function describes a set of cognitive abilities that control and regulate other abilities and behaviors. Executive functions are necessary for goal-directed behavior. Description As the name implies, executive functions are high-level abilities that influence more basic abilities like attention, memory and motor skills. Executive functions are important for successful adaptation and performance in real-life situations. Executive function deficits are associated with a number of psychiatric and developmental disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder , Tourette's syndrome, depression, schizophrenia , attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , and autism . Because executive functions govern so many lower-level abilities, there is some controversy about their physiological basis. Resources Lezak, Muriel Deutsh. Lichter, David G. and Jeffrey L. Bryan, Janet and Mary A. Morgan, Alex B. and Scott O. Wecker, Nancy S., Joel H.
Four Families Philosophy Survey This test is originally from the WebPages of Dr. Terry Armstrong and used with his permission. Joyce, Weil, and Calhoun's text, Models of Teaching, provides readers with samples of some of the excellent models available for instructional use, as well as comprehensive overviews of the rich variety of teaching strategies available. In their text instructional methods (models) are categorized into four generic "families," or approaches. Each focuses on the attainment of a different set of outcomes or objectives, each is reflective of a distinctive existing educational philosophy. Personal source. Weighing the statements below will allow you to determine the combination of the four families you prefer. Carefully read each statement below. After you have read and responded to each statement, use the scoring sheet to tally your answers and determine your four families' philosophy profile. Remember, 0 is no agreement and 5 is strong agreement. Statements:
Assessing Student Learning - core principles Enhancing learning by enhancing assessment Assessment is a central element in the overall quality of teaching and learning in higher education. Well designed assessment sets clear expectations, establishes a reasonable workload (one that does not push students into rote reproductive approaches to study), and provides opportunities for students to self-monitor, rehearse, practise and receive feedback. Assessment is an integral component of a coherent educational experience. The ideas and strategies in the Assessing Student Learning resources support three interrelated objectives for quality in student assessment in higher education. The relationship between assessment practices and the overall quality of teaching and learning is often underestimated, yet assessment requirements and the clarity of assessment criteria and standards significantly influence the effectiveness of student learning. For most students, assessment requirements literally define the curriculum.
ch7think Are You a Philosophical Teacher?: Philosophic Inventory Well, here it is, fellow teachers! This philosophic inventory is the quiz that first helped me to form a philosophy of education. After two years of teaching, I got to take the quiz again and see how my philosophy had changed. Robert Leahy prepared the quiz for Becoming a Teacher: Accepting the Challenge of a Profession, 3d ed. 1995. Not only is the quiz great, but Leahy's scoring guide gives an overview of six major schools of educational philosophy, and major figures in each school. Take the quiz! Professional Reflection Using a Philosophic Inventory (Prepared by Robert Leahy for Becoming a Teacher: Accepting the Challenge of a Profession, 3d ed. 1995) The following inventory is to help identify your educational philosophy. Philosophic Inventory Score Sheet In the space available, record the number you circled for each statement (1-36) from the inventory. Essentialism Essentialism was a response to progressivism and advocates a conservative philosophic perspective. Behaviorism Perennialism
What Are The Habits Of Mind? What Are The Habits Of Mind? by TeachThought Staff Editor’s Note: This post has been updated from a 2012 post. Problem-based learning and project-based learning provide a rich opportunity for students to deepen their knowledge, expand their repertoire of technical skills, and enhance their appreciation of thinking tools, processes, and strategies. It is not enough, however, to understand concepts and principles and to solve that one problem, as challenging as it might be. While we are interested in how many answers individuals know, we are even more interested in how they behave when they don’t know—when they are confronted with life’s problems the answers to which are not immediately known. Achieving this vision requires the internalization of certain dispositions, propensities or Habits of Mind. See also 16 Strategies For Integrating The Habits of Mind In The Classroom What Are Habits of Mind? It requires a level of skillfulness to carry through the behaviors effectively over time. 1. 2.
Teaching Philosophy Inventory October 20, 2009 Adam Johnston A philosophy of education describes our assumptions about learning and its ultimate purpose. Often, we have some vague ideas about why we educate and what "learning" means, but we are seldom asked to articulate these ideas. The presumption of this workshop was that we should make our learning goals more explicit to ourselves, and then discuss what we should do about this. So, here's an "inventory" that you can do on your own. Then, use this "decoder ring" to reveal what the instrument says about you and your educational philosophy*: Here are some slides that guided our discussion, saved here as a .pdf document. Thoughts? *Note: This inventory uses "behaviorism" as a category for philosophy.
Howard Gardner, multiple intelligences and education Howard Gardner, multiple intelligences and education. Howard Gardner’s work around multiple intelligences has had a profound impact on thinking and practice in education – especially in the United States. Here we explore the theory of multiple intelligences; why it has found a ready audience amongst educationalists; and some of the issues around its conceptualization and realization. Contents: introduction · howard gardner – a life · howard gardner on multiple intelligences · the appeal of multiple intelligences · are there additional intelligences? · howard gardner’s multiple intelligences – some issues and problems · conclusion · further reading and references · how to cite this article I want my children to understand the world, but not just because the world is fascinating and the human mind is curious. Howard Earl Gardner’s (1943- ) work has been marked by a desire not to just describe the world but to help to create the conditions to change it. Howard Gardner – a life Mindy L.
www3.nd THE ROSS-BARGER PHILOSOPHY INVENTORY Copyright (C) 1999 by Robert N. Barger Directions: Respond in the spaces on the answer page with either agree [A] or disagree [D] to all 40 statements in this inventory. The key to scoring will be found at the end of the answer page. 1. Learning is a PROCESS OF INTERACTING with people and things around us.